August 9, 2017

Hamstring Strain Basics and Physical Therapy Treatment Options

Hamstring strain can be quite painful and impede your day to day activities. For athletes, hamstring strain can leave a lasting impact on their career. This is why it’s so important to work with expertly trained physical therapists. This ensures you’re on the best path to recovery. Epic Healthcare & Physical Medicine […]
July 12, 2017

Everything You Need to Know about Hip Flexors and Treating Injuries

Hip flexors are muscles that many people don’t spend much time thinking about. They’re located on the front side of your hip and help your hip bend. They’re the muscles that we use each time we kick or run. These muscles are fairly susceptible to injury when they are engaged suddenly without […]
June 21, 2017

Inflammation and Chiropractic Care Treatment Options

Inflammation is our body’s natural immune response to injury, irritation, infection, and disease. Unfortunately, this delicate immune response can sometimes get stuck in the ‘on’ position. This can leave patients suffering from painful, re-occurring bouts of chronic inflammation. This condition can cause disabling pain and discomfort. Fortunately, through treatment you can learn […]
June 7, 2017

Spinal Stenosis and the Best Non-Invasive Treatment Options

Spinal stenosis is a condition that many adults face as they get older. Many people suffering from spinal stenosis allow it to control their lives. However, with treatment you can reduce and possibly eliminate the pain associated with this condition. You can still lead a fulfilling life with regular non-invasive treatment. The […]
April 30, 2017

What’s the Difference Between Amniotic and Embryonic Stem Cells?

There is a difference between amniotic and embryonic stem cells, but first it would help to explain stem cells themselves. Stem cells are cells that have not yet formed enough to perform a specific function. As cells mature, they begin to perform specific tissue functions. They may carry oxygen through the bloodstream or […]
April 10, 2017

Top 10 Treatments Using Amniotic Stem Cells

The top 10 treatments using amniotic stem cells are able to treat some very common medical conditions that people have. It is considered a medical breakthrough because it allows the body to effectively repair itself. It was initially used for only one application, but as medical research progressed it was discovered that […]
February 26, 2017

Knee Pain and Why It Might Be That You Suffer from It

Knee pain can range from a minor annoyance to a major problem that prevents you from taking care of your daily life.  People who don’t experience knee pain, or who may get a little twinge now and again, don’t realize just how painful and fatiguing that pain can be. It can be […]
February 15, 2017

Back Pain and Some of the Reasons You May Suffer from It

Back pain is no fun. The pain just never quits and if you move the wrong way, boy do you pay for it. Prolonged standing and prolonged sitting make it worse and that can impact your job, your studies, and even sports. Imagine standing for long periods of time in the outfield […]
January 3, 2017

Acupuncture and Treatment for Your Back Pain

You’ve probably heard of acupuncture and probably associate it with the Chinese. You would be correct to associate it with the Chinese because acupuncture is a staple of traditional Chinese Medicine. But do you know what acupuncture is and what it is used for? Acupuncture has been around and practiced for centuries. […]
January 3, 2017

Acupuncture and Getting Rid of Your Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are the bane of menopausal women everywhere and if even acupuncture could work women would be eternally grateful. Hot flashes are annoying and uncomfortable and they make daily living difficult. You never know when hot flashes will strike and they cause you to take extreme measures to retain your comfort […]
December 23, 2016

Common Myths About Back Pain part 2

Most people who have ever suffered from back pain have put off going to see someone about it because they fear that their doctor will tell them surgery is their only option. This, thankfully, is not the case, more often than not. If you have been dealing with back pain, then you […]
December 16, 2016

Common Myths About Back Pain part 1

If you suffer from back pain, you have likely heard one, or many, of these myths about the causes for your pain. Many people think that you must have “done something” to cause pain that would disrupt your life in some way, but the truth is, back pain can have nearly endless […]
December 15, 2016

How Acupuncture can Help You

Acupuncture has been around for more than 2,000 years and many doctors today are now recognizing its benefits. This method of treatment is more of a holistic way to treat injuries and illnesses without the use of Western medicine. Its main focus is on prevention rather than treating a disease, however, practitioners […]
December 9, 2016

That Facts About Arthritis

When it comes to learning the facts about arthritis, it can sometimes be difficult to discern the difference between the truth and a myth. Some people believe that this disease only affects certain age groups or that the only side effect of it is joint pain. Both of these would be myths, […]
December 2, 2016

What to Expect from Acupuncture

If you have not been getting acupuncture done in recent years due to not being sure of what you should expect during the procedure, then you have been missing out. Acupuncture is a widely accepted procedure to help the body function better on many different levels. It has been known to help […]
November 25, 2016

Does Medicare Cover Durable Medical Equipment?

Durable medical equipment is a necessity for anyone who requires the use of walkers, wheelchairs, hospital beds or any number of other items that are depended on to maintain a person’s health and quality of life.   Often, these items can be very costly and many people find themselves having to go without […]
November 22, 2016

Neuropathy Diagnosis and Treatment Options to Treat Symptoms

Neuropathy occurs when you sustain damage to your peripheral nerves. The symptoms generally include pain, weakness, and numbness in various areas of your body. The affected nerves may cause varying symptoms. Neuropathy is caused by several different issues. This can make diagnosing neuropathy slightly difficult. Our experts at Epic Healthcare in Highland Village, […]
November 18, 2016

A Brief History of Natural Medicine

Natural medicine, also called herbal medicine, has been around for centuries.  Natural medicine is commonly practiced by people who prefer to treat symptoms and illnesses with natural remedies rather than pharmaceuticals.  By using the bark, berries, flowers, leaves, roots and seeds of different plants, people who practice natural medicine are able to […]
November 17, 2016

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Care refers to the diagnosis and treatment of spinal and neuromuscular disorders. Such treatment may involve spinal manipulation or other alternative methods aimed at restoring mobility of joints that are restricted by tissue. With regards to chiropractic care, it is essential that the patient seeking treatment fully understands the treatments used […]
November 15, 2016

How Acupuncture Can Improve Your Overall Health

Acupuncture is growing in popularity as more and more Americans seek other ways to improve their health. This holistic health technique originated from Traditional Chinese Medicine practices. Acupuncture is a complimentary heath option that has evolved from its roots in China to the practice we see today. It is commonly used to treat a […]
November 14, 2016

Acupuncture: Conditions Commonly Treated by Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a great alternative treatment option for those suffering from many different conditions. Some people seek out treatment as a way to avoid the medications and surgeries that often accompany traditional medicine. Others may find themselves considering acupuncture after traditional medicine has failed to give them the results that they long […]
November 14, 2016

Neuropathy: Everything You Need to Know about Neuropathy

Neuropathy is caused by damage to your peripheral nerves. This damage typically causes numbness, pain, and weakness in your hands, feet, and other areas of your body. Several different things may lead to neuropathy. Diseases, disorders, and risk factors increase your chances of being diagnosed with this painful condition. Regardless of risk […]
November 10, 2016

Selecting the best Chiropractor

A chiropractor is a healthcare professional that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders.  A chiropractor uses hands-on spinal manipulation, in addition to other alternative methods, to treat spinal and muscular issues. The theory behind chiropractic is that the manipulation of the spine in order to properly align the body’s […]
November 4, 2016

Is Spinal Decompression Dangerous?

Spinal decompression is used to relieve pressure on the spinal cord and spinal nerves.  As the spinal cord becomes compressed, changes occur which can leave you feeling pain or weakness.  Spinal decompression is designed to alleviate these symptoms.  There are surgical and nonsurgical options for spinal decompression. Spinal Decompression Surgery As with […]
October 28, 2016

Common Injuries Requiring Physical Rehabilitation

There are many ailments that can be treated through physical rehabilitation programs. These can range from injuries to medical problems, like arthritis. If you are experiencing pain and are not finding any relief through giving it time to heal or medication, the next best option is likely going to be physical rehabilitation. […]
October 21, 2016

Headaches

Headaches can be incredibly miserable, plain and simple. This is typically due just how limited the person experiencing the pain feels when it hits. No matter where you feel your pain, the best way to avoid getting more is to learn the cause. The next time you experience this type of pain, […]
October 14, 2016

Common Causes of Back Pain

Back pain can come from numerous causes. Sometimes you will experience pain from an injury, while other times you will wind up with pain from something like sleeping awkwardly. You could also experience back pain from an illness, such as arthritis, or even an infection in your body. If you have been […]
October 7, 2016

What Causes Arthritis?

Arthritis can come from quite a few different sources. Most times, arthritis comes from a combination of factors. If you think you may be suffering from the early stages of this ailment, then you should contact your physician and be seen. Since there are so many things that can cause you consistent […]
September 23, 2016

Acupuncture and Knee Pain

Acupuncture is becoming increasingly popular in treating knee pain in children and adults.  The knee is the largest and most complicated joint in the body.  Several muscles, tendons, bones and cartilage make up the complex joint.  Knees can be frequently and easily injured do to not only the complexity of the joint […]
September 19, 2016

Acupuncture: Everything You Need to Know about Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of complementary medicine practiced by trained practitioners to target and stimulate specific points on the body. Most often, when we think of acupuncture we visualize the technique involving thin needles strategically placed around the body. This is the most common and most practiced form of acupuncture. Though millions […]