IS YOUR LEG PAIN REALLY SCIATICA?

“My doctor told me I had sciatica,” Elaine recalled. “But the muscle relaxers and anti-inflammatories didn’t help my leg pain feel better.”  Most people with thigh pain are told they have sciatica. But, when I hear a story like this, the first thing I ask the...

HOW TO SPEED HEALING OF A SPRAIN

Sprains and strains are like close cousins in the world of injuries. How do you tell them apart? A sprain involves ligaments at a joint, and strains involve muscles. If a muscle is injured near a joint it can be hard to tell a sprain from a strain. But since you would...

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy

(so you feel better and have more fun in life) We don’t often think of our brain as something we need to keep healthy. Even though we know that certain foods and exercises are good for our heart, bones and muscles, our brain health is one area that we may take...

THE BENEFITS OF ACETYL-L-CARNITINE FOR NEUROPATHY

Burning and numbness in your hands or feet may be due to peripheral neuropathy. We often suggest Acetyl L-Carnitine (sometimes called ALCAR)  for people suffering peripheral neuropathy. First we determine  the best course of treatment to improve how you feel and get...