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Chronic pain is a life-changing diagnosis. People experiencing chronic pain may have difficulty with daily activities, such as shopping, cooking or cleaning, depending on the severity of their pain. In addition to daily activities, chronic pain patients may not be able to perform other tasks that they once could—including work, social activity, and recreation....

Pain and inflammation are almost always associated with one another. Patients experiencing inflammation in their bodies often experience pain or swelling, especially those with arthritis, fibromyalgia or other conditions....

Chronic pain is a life-changing diagnosis. It can affect a patient in all aspects of their life – including their relationships. Knowing what to say and how to help a chronic pain patient can be confusing. That’s why it is important to understand chronic pain so that you can support your loved ones through this diagnosis....

Summer is here, and so are many yummy recipes that are good and good for you. Farro is an ancient grain that packs a nutritional punch and is a great substitute for brown rice. Check out the recipe below for a quick and easy summer staple. ...

Understanding how the food and drinks you consume affect your blood sugar level can help you manage one of the most common complications from uncontrolled diabetes: peripheral neuropathy pain. Symptoms include tingling, burning, sensitive to the touch, numbness/weakness or a cold sensation either in the feet or hands, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Check out these tips for better managing diabetic nerve pain in your hands and feet. ...

Finally, spring is here, and your friends are having a cookout. But what can you take that won’t cause the crowd to cringe or you to fall off the weight-loss wagon? These Guilt-Free Grill-Out recipes are sure to keep you in check and please even the toughest crowds...

As you learned in our blog post Magnesium: What it is, Why You Need it, and How to Get More of it, Magnesium (Mg) plays a vital role in our body's function. Making sure you get enough will also help to keep your chronic pain under control. If you want to add more magnesium to your diet, try this tasty Mg-packed recipe for Everything but the Kitchen Sink Soup...

Magnesium (Mg) is the second most abundant mineral found in our bodies (most abundant in bone and muscle). It is also one that people who suffer from chronic pain should take special note of. This key nutrient plays an important role in many of the body's key functions, including:...

The Pain Management Group is excited to welcome anesthesiologist, Dr. David E. Fritz, to its medical staff. Fritz brings more than nine years of anesthesiology experience to the practice. He received his medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, and completed a general surgery residency at the university’s medical center. He then went on to complete an anesthesiology residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where he served as chief resident. He also...

Zinc is considered at trace mineral, but is very important for many of our bodily functions. Along with many of the other nutrients we get from food like calcium, vitamin D or vitamin B; zinc is also a necessary mineral we must include in our diet. ...