Blog posts tagged in pain
At Advanced Radiology, we get a lot of questions about migraines. What causes them? Why do migraine triggers affect people so differently? One question we hear particularly frequently: Are migraines hereditary?
Financial worries are one of the top 10 causes of stress, but they may also be one of the biggest contributors to migraines, according to a study co-authored by researchers at Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary, and the University of Manchester.
American and Dutch scientists have found that stripes trigger migraines in some patients. The study is the first of its kind to link a pattern to the condition.
And it's not just stripes on clothing that can cause migraine symptoms, according to the study - stripes on animals like the zebra, stripes in art or architecture, and even bar codes were also proven to cause head pain for some study participants. Other individuals experienced migraines triggered by the seemingly innocuous striped patterns of awnings, lawn chairs and radiators.
Are you experiencing a flare-up in foot pain? The source of your pain may be your choice of footwear. Flip-flops may be your go-to footwear over the summer, but they may also be causing your plantar fascia pain. Dr. Budler treats patients with plantar fasciitis pain caused by wearing flip-flops using the Tenex TX1 ultrasonic knife.
Many women experience a painful condition known as pelvic congestion syndrome as a side effect of pregnancy. This condition - and a medical treatment known as coil embolization - recently made the news when featured in the UK's Daily Mail. Tiny coils inserted into the neck are proving to be an effective treatment for women with pelvic congestion syndrome. These coils seal off damaged veins to improve circulation, reduce pain and lower the risk of life-threatening complications of varicose veins in the ovaries.
If you have a spinal compression fracture, chances are you are pretty uncomfortable. These fractures are extremely painful, and if left untreated, can severely affect your quality of life. Dr. Budler treats patients with spinal compression fractures who have lived with the pain in hopes that the fracture would heal on its own.