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Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP).
Sep 27th, 2021

International Overdose Awareness Day - August 31st

International Overdose Awareness Day is an event held on August 31, focused on raising awareness about prescription opioid overdose risk, providing information on available community services, and preventing drug-related harm.
Aug 30th, 2021

Osteoarthritis and OrthoBiologics

Arthritis is a collection of painful conditions that affect the joints. While traditional treatments may help you manage the pain somewhat they can’t restore tissue or halt the progression of joint deterioration. 
Aug 16th, 2021

UV Safety and Regenerative Medicine

July is UV Safety month! QOMC highlights how regenerative medicine can help heal UV damage and the steps you can take to prevent UV damage.
Jul 5th, 2021

Opioids. There is a Better Option

Patients giving effective tools, by their doctor, for pain management are less likely to seek out harmful solutions to provide them with pain relief.
Jan 25th, 2021

Neck Pain and Workstation Options

Neck pain is commonly associated with sitting in front of a computer for prolonged periods of time. During the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 we have seen a shift away from the ergonomics of desks in an office environment to coming up with an ideal work-at-home
Nov 16th, 2020

7 Conditions that Improve with PRP Therapy

Sure, golf pro Tiger Woods and Super Bowl star Hines Ward use cutting-edge therapies like platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to help them get back in their games. But celebrities can afford to take advantage of groundbreaking therapies like that. Can you?
Nov 9th, 2020

4 Reasons Trigger Point Therapy May be Right for You

Nearly 50% of American adults are living with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Be it a minor annoyance or a major bother, this type of pain is common, however it can be difficult to diagnose and even more difficult to treat effectively.
Nov 2nd, 2020

Vitamin D and COVID-19

Recently several articles have been published about the correlation between vitamin D and COVID-19.
Sep 29th, 2020

Hip Pain - What to do

A summary of steps you can take at home to ease and improve pain in the hip joint.
Aug 27th, 2020
Orange zone indicates location of lower back pain on a human figure.

Bracing for Lower Back Pain

Patients participating in a randomized 24 month study used 60% less pain medication when treated for lower back pain with a lumbar/sacral spine brace as part of the treatment protocol.
Aug 13th, 2020

Chiropractic Care for Peripheral Neuropathy

If you have tingling, numbness, or pain in your extremities (hands and feet), then you may be experiencing the onset of peripheral neuropathy. The pain, numbness, burning, or tingling can range from constant to intermittently...
Oct 6th, 2014

Introduction to Strain-Counterstrain Technique

Here at Quince Orchard Medical Center, we like to talk about our clinician “toolbox” – the various techniques and specialized training – that allows us to provide individualized care to each of our patients.
Sep 19th, 2014

Everyday Knowledge for the Weekend Warrior

Everyone experiences athletic injuries at some point in their life. However, as you age it becomes easier to re-injure old injuries while also compounding new ones, which then take longer to heal.
Sep 11th, 2014

Chiropractic Care for Pregnancy

Ever heard of someone who was pregnant complain about their back hurting?  Lower back pain can be a normal part of pregnancy, especially during the second and third trimester as the baby is growing larger.
Aug 27th, 2014

What Causes Trigger Points?

Have you ever experienced back pain or sciatica?  Do you get headaches regularly? How about tennis elbow, carpal tunnel, or other joint pain involving the knees or shoulders?  Trigger Points are a cause of pain commonly seen at...
Aug 19th, 2014