Pain Management

Kidney Pain Can Be Avoided

photo of stones lodged in kidney
Whether there is a family history of kidney stones or not, kidney pain brought by kidney stones can be avoided. With the extensive studies and researches made on the subject, a lot is known now about our kidney and correspondingly, kidney pain. Where kidney pain is, kidney stones are. That is one fact established as in the cases of some 10% of Americans afflicted with kidney stones and the others in age group of 25 to 45. Kidney stones form when your urine contains more crystal-forming substances — such as calcium, oxalate and uric acid — than the fluid in your urine can dilute. Interestingly enough, more males are kidney pain sufferers than female though as the golden age is reached, kidney stone incidence vis a vis kidney pain are off to a significant decline.…

Leg Pain and Growing Pains in Children

photo of child's leg in pain
During the ages of 3 to 12 years old, children go through a growth spurt period. Along with this transition may be discomforting symptoms, such as aches and pains. For instance, a child might complain of having achy legs. When the child experiences it but doesn’t have a fever, then he/she might be going through growing pains. Kids get growing pains in their legs. Most of the time they hurt in the front of the thighs, in the calves, or behind the knees. And what are growing pains, you might ask?…