pain relief

Patient Success Story: Changed Life After 30 Years of Pain

By Alexis Draeger / June 18, 2024

Lindy has suffered with bone spurs in her neck for over 30 years. This resulted from a car accident and causes ongoing, miserable pain everyday. After trying physical therapy, Lindy couldn’t find relief and did not want to continue with surgery or medications. She was exhausted of taking pills before her morning coffee everyday to…

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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

By Alexis Draeger / May 7, 2024

Surgery may seem like the only solution to find relief from a debilitating condition, but any invasive operation presents a host of potential complications. Beyond that, it can take months for a patient to recover, and the procedure may end up unsuccessful.   Unsuccessful surgeries are not uncommon, so much so, that the medical world…

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All About Midwest Pain Solutions

By Alexis Draeger / February 22, 2024

At Midwest Pain Solutions, we often get asked “who” we can help. Our therapies help aid those who experience chronic pain, including but not limited to:   Musculoskeletal pain Osteoarthritis (head to toe) Back and neck pain Disc degeneration / herniations Sciatica / stenosis Shoulders pain, rotator cuff, frozen shoulder ACL, MCL, TCL, meniscus tears Shoulder,…

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Local 5 Live Features Dr. Jackson

By Alexis Draeger / January 29, 2024

Local 5 Live segment: https://www.wearegreenbay.com/local5live/relief-for-chronic-joint-pain-with-midwest-pain-solutions/     It’s winter time in Wisconsin – take action at Midwest Pain Solutions!   Dr. Jackson joined Local 5 Live on 1/29/24 to discuss therapies available at Midwest Pain Solutions. Over 50 million people in the United States are affected by chronic pain everyday. And winter time may be…

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Healthy Breakfasts

By Alexis Draeger / January 24, 2024

What does a healthy breakfast look like?   Studies have shown that a healthy breakfast should consist of 50% protein, 30% carbohydrate, and 20% good fats. This ratio has been reported to have positive benefits on mood, alertness, and attentiveness.    Literature also suggests that our diets play a large role in managing chronic pain…

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Importance of Exercising with Aging

By Alexis Draeger / January 18, 2024

As you age, regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. By exercising regularly, it may delay or diminish health problems that typically come with growing older. Physical activity has many benefits, including building body strength, improving mental health, enhancing mobility, increasing flexibility, and combating fatigue.   …

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Movement with Arthritis

By Alexis Draeger / October 16, 2023

Exercise and movement is the most important thing you can do for your physical, mental, and emotional health when you are dealing with arthritis. Other benefits include managing the onset of arthritis, as well as other chronic conditions like heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. The reason this is so important when dealing with arthritis is…

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Importance of Sleep with Chronic Pain

By Alexis Draeger / September 20, 2023

According to a peer-reviewed study on The Importance of Sleep for People With Chronic Pain: there are “between 67% and 88% of individuals with chronic pain who experience sleep disruption and insomnia, and at least 50% of people with insomnia report chronic pain.”    The link between sleep and chronic pain is unquestionable when you…

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Healthy Habits to Avoid Chronic Pain

By Alexis Draeger / September 13, 2023

There are many unavoidable and unpreventable factors that can contribute to someone’s pain such as aging, accidents, and degenerative conditions from wear and tear. This, however, does not mean that you can’t minimize or control the pain you are experiencing with a few simple fixes.    Eating right > numerous chronic health problems are caused…

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Emotional Causes of Pain

By Alexis Draeger / September 7, 2023

According to the Washington University School of Medicine, “Negative emotional states and physical pain are intimately connected. Numerous people who suffer from chronic, persistent pain also deal with negative emotions and loss of motivation.” Psychogenic pain is used to describe this relationship between emotions and pain. Psychogenic pain is defined as a pain that doesn’t…

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