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  • Novocur Travel Tips

    Six tips for pain free travel

    Summer is the season for travel. Whether going on a full-fledged vacation or simply visiting loved ones, most people take one or more trips every summer. For people dealing with chronic pain, the prospect of travel can be concerning or even frightening. With a little planning, you can still enjoy the experiences and adventures of […]
  • Novocur Joint Piain

    How to find relief for chronic joint pain

    Osteoarthritis is the most common chronic cause of painful joints. It affects about 27 million Americans, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Sometimes called degenerative joint disease or wear-and-tear arthritis, it is associated most often with the elderly, but it can strike patients of any age. While osteoarthritis can affect any joint, it occurs most often in […]
  • Novocur back pain

    5 Surprising things causing back pain

    If you are among the tens of millions of people who suffer from back pain, it’s likely you’ve already sought treatment at some point. If your pain came back (or perhaps never went away), it’s possible your back pain could be the result of an unexpected source. While back pain is frequently caused by an […]
  • Novocur Tech Injury

    Tech-related injuries your parents never experienced

    Our modern world is ruled by technology. Twenty years ago, few people imagined that telephones would serve as portable computers or that text messages would largely replace conversation for a new generation. Just as most people could not foresee the explosive growth of smartphones and tablets, they likely did not anticipate these devices as catalysts […]
  • novocur migraine help

    Migraine myths that keep patients from effective treatments

    Few medical maladies are as complex and misunderstood as migraine headaches. Even though there has been a lot of research, definitive answers about the causes and effective treatment of migraines are elusive. Migraines are more severe and serious than regular headaches. Read this article to learn some of the ways migraines are different. Unfortunately, even many medical […]
  • Failed back surgery: New hope for patients living in pain

    Severe lower back pain is one of the most common ailments reported by adults in the U.S. According to a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 25 percent of respondents reported experiencing back pain in the prior three months. Many patients suffering from chronic back pain turn to surgery for […]
  • novocur-athletes

    4 top treatments athletes use for pain

    Whether professionals or just weekend warriors, athletes put tremendous strain on their bodies. For those who play sports like football, basketball or soccer — where contact and collisions are certain — injuries are virtually guaranteed. Not long ago, a single serious injury could end the career of a star athlete or a recreational athlete. Today, […]
  • novocur-migraine

    New treatment offers hope for migraine sufferers

    About 37 million people in the U.S. suffer from migraine headaches. For many, they are recurring and debilitating. More than 90 percent of the victims are unable to work when a migraine strikes, reports migraine.com. The World Health Organization lists chronic migraine as the 19th-most common cause of disability worldwide. In the U.S., the economic impact of lost […]
  • novocur-knee-pain

    New bone marrow procedure holds promise for healing pain

    For some people, suffering from medical problems like torn muscles, inflamed tendons and degenerating joints, the cure might literally be within their bodies. In a unique treatment, bone marrow blood rich in stem cells is extracted from a patient, specific ingredients from the marrow are separated, concentrated and injected into damaged or injured areas. Called Bone Marrow […]
  • Novocur Car crash

    Signs of delayed car crash injuries

    For a large percentage of the population, vehicle accidents are among the most traumatic events they will ever face. That is especially true if there are immediate injuries to one or more victims. In some instances, accident injuries aren’t detected until days, weeks or even months after the original incident, even though they can be […]