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How Yoga Can Relieve Your Pain Dec 1st, 2021

Yoga has something of a mixed reputation in the United States today. While some people swear by it because of the way it has improved their quality of life, others think it’s just a funny way of moving.  Actually, though, the more modern medical research looks into yoga, the more...

The Safety and Effectiveness of PRP Nov 15th, 2021

You already know that your body has a pretty impressive healing power. You’ve watched scrapes and bruises heal. You might have even broken a bone, then marveled at the way your body knit that area back together. Ultimately, our bodies can do a lot — but they have their limits....

How Massage Therapy Can Treat Your Fibromyalgia Oct 13th, 2021

Fibromyalgia is frustrating, partially because we know so little about it, partially because we haven’t yet found a cure, and partially because it causes so many symptoms. For people diagnosed with fibromyalgia, the symptoms like widespread pain and brain fog can make it hard to do the things they used...

Understanding the Different Causes of Hip Pain Sep 9th, 2021

You rely on your hips. These ball-and-socket joints give your legs a broad range of motion, helping you move not just forward, but wherever you want to go. At least, they do when they’re healthy. But a wide variety of issues can interfere with your hips, causing you pain and...

What's Involved in Physical Therapy? Aug 19th, 2021

Whether you need physical therapy after an injury, surgery, or other incident, or you’re choosing it to help with chronic pain, you’re probably wondering what to expect. Your prescribed physical therapy schedule might feel burdensome, and you could be wondering if it will actually drive results.  That’s why Dr. Halina...

These Bad Habits Are Making Your Hip Pain Worse Jul 22nd, 2021

Hip pain makes your days more challenging. You probably want to do everything you can to minimize that discomfort and protect your mobility. The problem is many people do things that actually worsen their hip pain — all without knowing their bad habits are to blame. At Integrated Pain Solutions...

The Link Between Sleep and Headaches Jun 29th, 2021

Headaches are one of the most common health problems. If you look at just tension-type headaches, more than half of women and one-third of men deal with this head pain.  Sleep issues are just as rampant. About a third of all American adults deal with insomnia. Since both problems are...

Can Massage Therapy Help Your Fibromyalgia? May 19th, 2021

Fibromyalgia can feel unrelenting. As if your widespread pain wasn’t enough, you might deal with everything from sleep problems to brain fog to digestive challenges. A robust, personalized treatment plan is key in helping you maintain the best possible quality of life.  If you haven’t already, you may want to...

How Do Trigger Point Injections Work? Apr 13th, 2021

You already know that tension can lead to discomfort in your body, particularly when it persists. But relaxing tense muscles isn’t always easy. In some cases, knots can form in your muscle fiber that you can’t get rid of on your own. These knots are called trigger points. To bring...

Conditions that Respond Well to Regenerative Medicine Mar 11th, 2021

Medical research has only scratched the surface of the body’s capabilities. The more we learn, the more we realize that our systems can do amazing things — including heal themselves. But sometimes they need a little help. Rather than turning to medications, regenerative medicine turns to components already in your...

Benefits of Acupuncture Feb 15th, 2021

If you live with ongoing pain or unwelcome symptoms of allergies, you probably spend a lot of time thinking about things that could bring you relief. The problem is that many of the options available rely on prescription medications. If you’ve been looking for a drug-free way to feel better,...

9 Treatments for Chronic Headaches Jan 14th, 2021

Headaches can be caused by a variety of factors, including dehydration, stress, and illness. Most everyday headaches can be treated with over-the-counter medications, or pass once you overcome the underlying illness causing them. However, for some people headaches can be persistent and have a real impact on their quality of...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Can PRP Help My Arthritic Joints? Dec 11th, 2020

Arthritis can cause joint stiffness, swelling, and pain that can lead to mobility issues and even disability. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a cutting-edge treatment that works by harnessing your body’s natural healing capabilities in order to reduce your pain and improve your mobility.  Dr. Halina Snowball offers this groundbreaking treatment...

How Botox Provides Patients With Relief From Migraine and TMJ Disorders Nov 11th, 2020

Migraines cause severe headaches, as well as nausea and fatigue. TMJ disorders can cause head pain, jaw pain, and discomfort when you talk and chew.  These conditions are sometimes considered hard to treat because they occur in the sensitive region of your head and jaw, but there is one treatment...

How We Treat Your Headaches Oct 20th, 2020

If you experience chronic headaches, you know that they can be debilitating and disruptive. But did you know that different types of headaches have their own causes and need their own specific treatments? That’s why the first step to headache relief is a comprehensive assessment and thoughtful diagnosis.  Dr. Halina...

Reduce Stress and 5 Other Health Benefits of Massage Therapy Sep 14th, 2020

Nowadays, many people live and work in environments that require them to sit for hours at a time. Over time, this can strain your muscles, leading to stiffness, soreness, and pain throughout your body. Here at Integrated Pain Solutions in Stamford, Connecticut, we take an integrative treatment approach to your...