Migraine Triggers: What to Avoid

Migraine Triggers
In last week’s blog post on chronic migraines, we discussed that your horrible headaches could be triggered by foods. Alcohol, chocolate, processed foods, and caffeine are common migraine triggers. If you suffer from migraines or even bad headaches, you may have noticed that it is common for food to trigger migraines. Read More

Chronic Migraines vs Migraines

chronic migraines vs migraines | Chronic migraine
Migraines are a lot more common than you may realize. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, migraines are the third most prevalent illness globally, and nearly 25 percent of Americans suffer from them yearly. But what is the difference between chronic migraines, migraines, and a headache? Read More

High School Sports Injuries

baseball pitcher | high school sports injuries
Each year millions of teenagers across the nation participate in high school sports. There are numerous injuries that could occur and often times do occur to the athlete. This is not only disappointing to the athlete because their season may end, it also opens up the possibility for other injuries. Read More

Describing Chronic Pain

Describing Chronic Pain Scale
As surprising as it may sound, it can be really difficult to describe how pain feels. Each of us experiences our pain differently – making it highly subjective. This is a challenge for both patient and the health professional. So today we are going to go over some of the things to keep in mind while describing chronic pain. Read More

Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)

Osgood Schlatter disease diagnosis
Sports are a rewarding and fundamental step in many young adult lives; however, they also come with health problems for some. Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD) causes a painful bump to protrude on the shinbone and just below the knee. As sports continue to grow across the nation, physicians are seeing an increase in young patients with OSD. Read More

Staying Healthy While Exercising – Pt. 2

Staying healthy while exercising
Last week we brought you the first part of our short blog series on staying healthy while exercising. There, we gave you our first four recommendations that may help you stave off injuries and continue to workout. For this second part, we are going to cover four more concepts to keep in mind while exercising. Read More