Monthly Archives: May 2014

How Joints Work

A joint is the site where two bones are attached. Joints are designed to permit a certain range of motion. Joints can be split into six different categories, based on their structure: ball-and-socket joint, condyloid joint, hinge joint, pivot joint, gliding joint or saddle joint.

Each structure is designed to accommodate a different type of […]

What causes Occipital Headaches?

Occipital neuralgia is a neurological condition that occurs when the occipital nerves (the nerves that run from the top of the spinal cord at the base of the neck up through the scalp) are inflamed or injured. This is often confused with a migraine, or headache because the symptoms can be similar. Occipital neuralgia […]

What is Pain Management?

Pain Management is a type of specialized medical care that is used to diminish chronic or surgical pain. Chronic pain may be treated with a variety of methods such as physical therapy, injections, exercise, changes to lifestyle, and psychological treatments. Patients play a role in treatment by providing the feedback needed for their provider […]