Tips on How to Write a Pain Journal

Keeping a chronic pain journal can be extremely helpful on a multitude of levels. When you come into the office for a follow up (or even in general) it can be hard to remember an overview of how your pain has been over the prior few weeks or months. A pain journal can help you…

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Lumbar Radicular Pain

Back pain that travels or radiates to any part of the buttocks and legs is called radicular pain, meaning pain that travels to another area or extremity. Radicular pain can cause the lower extremities to feel numb, tingling, have a burning sensation, and even have sensations of hot and cold. These symptoms can be caused…

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Workplace Injury

According to the National Safety Council an American worker is injured every seven seconds. Over 25% of those injuries take place in the first year of employment. Most common reasons for injury are lifting, lowering, or carrying, and the majority of these injuries cause strain, sprain, and bruising. In fact, over 33% of all claims…

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Women’s History | Nursing

History of Nursing   Florence Nightingale was clear from a young age that she intended on becoming a nurse. Not only did she become a nurse, but she was also the very first professional nurse in history. She waited until she was 30 to live her dream. Nightingale began her career in 1853 at the…

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5 Tips for Sleeping With Chronic Pain

Sleeping with chronic pain has it’s own set of challenges and the tossing and turning that you experience can disrupt a restful night of sleep. When you don’t have adequate sleep this may cause additional pain symptoms. When experiencing the symptoms of insomnia you may look for additional help. Try these tips.   These are…

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Butter Coffee

The KETO lifestyle is alive and well in the United States and many fitness enthusiasts are turning to butter coffee as an option to their morning routine. Although butter coffee has recently caught on in the United States it has been a staple in places like Africa for thousands of years. There are many variations…

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Michigan Magazine Top Doctors: Pain Medicine Specialist

Top Pain Medicine Specialist 2021   Dear Dr. Suderman,   We are pleased to include you among the influential few to be featured as a Top Pain Medicine Specialist representing Grand Rapids, MI. We will be featuring you in our 2021 Top Doctor list which will appear both online and in our nationally syndicated publications.…

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Dr. Javery Stretching with Resistance Bands

  Just like any properly done exercise uses the whole body. Any type of pushing we must also train by pulling. Some big-time weightlifters will actually tear their pectoralis muscles. If you search on DuckDuckGo, torn pectoralis muscle, there are a lot of tales of woe and misery, because once that is torn it’s tough…

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Why Am I Always Tired?  

We all feel tired at times but if you feel chronically fatigued and have chronic pain it may be related to low testosterone. Did you know that fatigue and lack of motivation are commonly reported in people with low testosterone levels? Did you know that low testosterone is quite common for both men and women…

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