Blog Archive

Can Spinal Stenosis Be Prevented? Jan 1st, 2020

There’s no way to prevent aging, so there’s no way to prevent spinal stenosis. But you can possibly delay it or stop its progression. Our team of pain management experts at Empower Medical Center understands the unique nerve pain that comes from spinal stenosis and the frustration you face when...

Don't Let Chronic Head Pain Ruin Your Holidays Dec 10th, 2019

Most people look forward to the holiday season, but if you suffer from chronic head pain, the extra noise and stress the season brings may be too much to handle. The expert team at Empower Medical Center knows this problem all too well.  So, if you don’t want to spend...

The Dangers of Tech Neck Nov 1st, 2019

Our dependence on smartphones is so significant that Americans spend an average of four hours each day looking at a device. If you sleep eight hours, that means you’re staring at a screen for 25% of the time that you’re awake.  While this dependence on smartphones and other devices affects...

Here’s How your Weight Affects your Sciatica Pain Oct 1st, 2019

Excess weight puts additional pressure and force on the spine, increasing the risk of injuries and nerve pain like sciatica. The sciatic nerve runs from the lumbar spine (low back) down the legs on both sides of the body. Spine problems and nerve pain are usually interconnected, so if you...

Why it's So Important to Stay Active with Arthritis Sep 1st, 2019

Arthritis affects more than 50 million American adults, making it the leading cause of disability in the country. Characterized by joint pain and inflammation, arthritis can make daily tasks like walking or washing dishes very difficult.  Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are the two most common types of arthritis, but there...

Drug-Free Solutions to Chronic Back Pain Aug 1st, 2019

Millions of Americans live with chronic back pain. According to the American College of Physicians, lower back pain is the number one reason that people visit the doctor. Sedentary lifestyles, obesity, and poor posture are contributing factors to this ongoing problem. Treating this chronic back pain can be a significant...

Learn How Noninvasive Laser Therapy Can Speed up Healing of Injured Tissues Jul 1st, 2019

If you have injured tissues and other treatments haven’t fully helped, laser therapy may be just what the doctor ordered. The noninvasive treatment also provides a useful alternative for many people who aren’t able to have surgery for various reasons. Learn more about noninvasive laser therapy by calling Empower Medical...

Spinal Decompression Therapy: We Answer All of Your Questions Jun 11th, 2019

Anyone who’s ever suffered from back pain can tell you that it’s no picnic. The American Chiropractic Association estimates that 80% of the population will experience back pain at some point in their life, which equates to about 31 million Americans at any given time. Additionally, back pain accounts for...

How All-Natural PRP Has Transformed the Treatment of Aging Joints May 15th, 2019

If that spring in your step has become more of a wincing affair, there is a way to breathe new life into aging joints. Tapping all-natural and powerful regenerative and healing resources, we can help rebuild your joints on a cellular level using your own platelets. At Empower Medical Center,...

Real Risks of Back Surgery Dec 19th, 2017

Stiffness and aches in the back can be common, but when back pain becomes a chronic condition, the impact on your life can be unbearable. When your pain level has reached high enough to affect your mobility and independence, you may be considering a surgical option for relief but don’t...

Meniscus Tears Mar 22nd, 2017

Healing your meniscus tear is important for your overall, long term health!Don’t let a meniscus tear keep you from the best things in life– you can heal meniscus damage and tears naturally, without the risks of surgery and medications. Meniscus tears are a common knee injury affecting all age groups,...

ACL & MCL Damage/Tears Feb 21st, 2017

Is an ACL or MCL Injury Holding You Back? Finally, a way to treat your knee pain quickly and safely, without the need for surgery! The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and the MCL (medial collateral ligament) are the soft tissues that provide internal support for the knee, important for keeping...

Knee Arthritis Feb 20th, 2017

Painful Knee Arthritis Doesn’t Have to Define You Any Longer! Avoid medications and surgery, and heal your knee arthritis naturally and effectively. Arthritis is the result of inflammation within the joints, and can affect the whole body or a very specific area. The knees are joints that are constantly in...

Your Three-Step Plan to Beat Menopausal Belly Fat Jan 24th, 2017

Are you exercising regularly but still losing the battle of the bulge at your midsection? Your changing hormones may be the cause of your stagnate weight loss progress. As we age, the level of estrogen in our bodies begins to decrease naturally and changes the way we gain weight. During...

Your Neck and Upper Back Pain Could be an Indication of More Serious Issues Jan 18th, 2017

It’s happened to us all before. You wake up with a stiff neck from an awkward night’s sleep and find pain with every turn of your head for the next day. When neck and upper back stiffness strikes, the pain can affect every move you make hindering your life and...

KNEE EXERCISES – 6 Strengthening Exercises to Alleviate Knee Pain Jan 17th, 2017

Has knee pain been keeping you from the things you love to do most? Don’t let knee pain get the best of you! Try these simple exercises to help strengthen your knees and reduce chronic pain. Those suffering from chronic knee pain know that it can have a profound impact...

Cervical Osteoarthritis Jan 16th, 2017

As we age, the muscles bones and tissue in our bodies begin to degenerate and cause pain and limited mobility. The upper back and neck are not immune to this degeneration and can be at risk for cervical osteoarthritis. Cervical osteoarthritis, also called neck arthritis or cervical spondylosis, occurs when...

The Extreme Dangers of Ignoring Upper Back and Neck Pain Jan 15th, 2017

Most anyone who uses a smartphone or computer has experienced neck pain but when the intensity of occasional neck pain increases or remains for prolong periods of time. Ignoring it could result in chronic pain which could plague you for the rest of your life. When you feel pain and...