If you’re looking for a pain relief technology to add to your pain management toolkit, you might be struggling to decide what therapy is right for you. That’s why we’ve broken down three common pain relief technologies – PEMF, TENS and infrared – to help give you the information you need about what works most effectively, and what may not be the best long-term solution.
We’re shining a spotlight on rare chronic pain conditions, that are often misunderstood, to help people learn about what they are and how Oska Pulse can help. Our first spotlight is on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, or CRPS, a very rare chronic pain condition that typically affects an arm or a leg, but can also spread throughout the body and even switch limbs. Usually developed after an injury or even a stroke or heart attack, CRPS is characterized by a lingering pain that’s disproportionate to how bad the initial injury is, meaning that a minor injury could cause prolonged and severe, debilitating pain.
Several years ago, a brushfire burned through a section of Australia, damaging and displacing wildlife. One koala in particular was very badly burned, in a lot of pain, and given a very poor prognosis. After being brought into a vet’s office for treatment, upon recommendation of a friend, the vet tried using a PEMF (or, Pulsed Electromagnetic Field) machine to help the koala. The device worked!
It can be challenging to stay motivated to exercise if you have chronic pain. If done correctly, the right regimen can be greatly beneficial, though the thought of working through the pain is hard. Here are three ways physical exercise can help you, and make you healthier, for added motivation this spring!
Chronic pain often stems from damage within our cells that causes inflammation in our body. While pain is most often be the result of injury or disease, sometimes our diets can be a culprit, as well, or contribute further to our issues as we consume foods that have inflammatory properties. If you experience chronic pain, it can be helpful to take a holistic look at your overall health and make changes to your diet as part of a multi-modal, multidisciplinary toolkit to help you manage and fight pain. In general, a more natural and less processed diet helps reduce or...