Get a leg up on your pain

Can I do anything to prevent my leg pain? Here are some great ways to minimize pain so you can do the things you enjoy: Proper posture. Relieve stress on your nerves by keeping your back in a neutral position especially when using sitting – so no slouching. Standing and sitting up straight will keep the back in... Read More

Can’t stomach the pain?

Can I do anything to prevent my abdominal or pelvic pain? Here are some great ways to minimize pain so you can do the things you enjoy: Diet. Avoid foods that irritate you. Coffee, acidic foods (tomatoes, sodas, vinegar, etc), and fatty (fried foods, etc) are common foods that cause substantial gastrointestinal distress. Gluten is... Read More

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A helping hand

Can I do anything to prevent my hand pain? Here are some great ways to minimize pain so you can do the things you enjoy: Proper posture. Relieve stress on your nerves by keeping your wrist in a neutral position especially when using a keyboard. Stress on the spine can also affect the nerves in... Read More

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Disarming your pain

Can I do anything to prevent the spinal issues that are causing my arm pain? Here are some great ways to minimize pain so you can do the things you enjoy: Proper posture. Standing and sitting up straight will keep the spine in its natural alignment. If you have a desk job, stand and stretch every 20... Read More

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Enough with the headache already

Can I do anything to prevent my headaches? Some headaches may be a result of an underlying medical condition. These conditions can include neck disorders such as arthritis or degenerative discs. Whiplash injuries from motor vehicle accidents are also a source of headaches. Greater Maryland Pain Management can help you manage these. Here are some things... Read More

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Stay Hydrated, My Friends

Dehydration leads to pain. Some people experience more neck pain, back pain, or other pain in the summer. As warmer weather approaches, many of us become “weekend warriors” and pay the price Monday morning. Today, Dr. Vidyarthi would like to talk about a less obvious cause of pain in the summer months. Your body is... Read More

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A Cool Way to Fight Pain

With Superfoods Patients often ask, “Is there anything that I can eat to help with my pain?” There are some incredible healthy options available at your local grocery store to ease your pain. Here are my top 3 anti-inflammatory foods: Papaya Papaya contains an enzyme called Papain which has been shown to break down certain proteins associated... Read More

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Smoking and Back Pain

Studies show smoking contributes to low back pain. If you are a smoker, you have heard countless reasons why you should quit. But did you know smoking is ruining your back? Some studies show: Pain is worse in smokers compared to non-smokers1 Smoking decreases bone mineral density2 which leads to degeneration and osteoporosis. Smoking worsens... Read More