Loving My Pain Free Life
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Loving My Pain Free Life

My name is Melinda Johnson and I suffered with foot pain for many years. I went to see a podiatrist and after an examination, I was told that I had heel spur syndrome. I followed the recommendations of my doctor by doing at home treatments along with physical therapy. I was amazed at how much these treatments helped my foot pain. Living with pain can have a big impact on your life and that's why I started this blog. My foot pain kept me from doing many things that I enjoy and I want to help others who are going through the same situation. As you browse through my blog, you'll learn about home treatments, medical procedures and new advancements in medicine that can help reduce pain. It is my hope that by writing this blog, you can live pain free too.

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Loving My Pain Free Life

  • Pregnancy Headaches: What You Should Know

    28 January 2015

    When you are pregnant, you can experience a myriad of symptoms that are surprising and frustrating for you to deal with. Among these are frequent and extremely painful headaches. Because you want to do this whole pregnancy thing right, you tend to avoid taking any over-the-counter medications if you can help it. This includes pain medications that could help treat and rid you of your headaches. Luckily, there are ways that you can handle your pregnancy headaches using methods that do not include the use of over-the-counter pain medications.

  • How To Ensure A Quick Recovery After Hip Replacement Surgery

    26 January 2015

    If you're undergoing hip replacement surgery at a reputable clinic like Orthopaedic Associates of Muskegon, it's necessary for you to have the proper post-surgery recovery to realize the full benefits of this procedure. This means taking the right medication, participating in physical rehabilitation, and organizing your life around your new hip. Here are things you can do to make your post-surgery experience as smooth and healthy as possible. What to Expect After Surgery

  • Exfoliate Your Way To The Top: Using Continuing Education To Improve Your Skills As An Esthetician

    23 January 2015

    As an esthetician, your clients rely on you to keep them looking young and fresh. No esthetician should take this trust for granted, and it is important to continually learn new ways to help care for your clients' skin. Participating in continuing education courses can be beneficial, especially when it comes to learning about new products and techniques. Here are three things that a continuing education class can teach you about exfoliation:

  • Reversing The Hold Alcohol Has Over You

    20 January 2015

    If you have a problem with alcohol, you may feel powerless over it. However the truth is, just as you started the sequence of events that resulted in addiction, you can rewind and unbind yourself from the tyranny of its hold over you. How to Start an Addiction Since alcoholism is a mental and physical addiction, it has the same features as any other chemical addiction. Alcohol has substances in it that cause physical changes and sets off a whole cascade of reactions in your brain and the rest of your body.

  • 4 Common Ankle And Foot Problems That Require Medical Attention

    16 January 2015

    Foot and ankle problems can be more than a minor annoyance--when you're experiencing foot or ankle pain, it can greatly impede your mobility. There are a number of issues that can affect the ankles and feet, from sprains and fractures to skin problems and ingrown toenails. If you have any of the following problems, make sure to have you feet and ankles looked at by a podiatrist, like Advanced Foot & Ankle Center of Palatine.