FAQ About Acupuncture For Pain : What to expect

If you’re looking for an alternative treatment for your pain beyond medication and injections/procedures, Revitalize Medical Center offers acupuncture within our clinic! Dr. DeCaria has brought in three licensed acupuncturists who each have many years of experience in traditional Chinese acupuncture and specifically experience working with patients with acute and chronic pain. Medicare now covers […]

Can yoga help my back pain?

Yoga is a spiritual exercise practice that combines breathing techniques, meditation, and exercise. Yoga has been shown to help with a variety of pain conditions, such as chronic low back pain, neck pain, headaches, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and even chronic back pain1. This type of exercise favorably alters your stress hormones and leads to further reduction […]

Acupuncture For Pain

What is it? Acupuncture is a practice of ancient Chinese medicine that involves gently inserting hair-thin needles into the skin in order to stimulate the muscles, nerves, and connective tissues throughout the body. In an attempt to restore balance in the body, acupuncture aims to alleviate pain, stress, and tension. Acupuncture is a safe and […]

Knee Pain Treatment

Everyone’s knee pain is different and at Revitalize Medical Center, we specialize in developing a unique care plan according to your lifestyle, medical needs, and pain severity. Unfortunately, knee pain is very common, especially as we get older, and could come from numerous underlying reasons. Knee pain treatment options vary depending on the cause and […]

Common Causes Of Neck Pain

Having neck pain can be a really frustrating experience. Those who experience neck pain know that it can disrupt daily activities and make our usual activities a burden. Neck pain is any pain in or around the cervical spine, the area beneath the head. Neck pain can be a common indicator of other medical conditions. […]

Causes of Nerve Pain or Neuropathy

Neuropathy, or nerve pain, is a common nervous system condition which brings discomfort and many challenges for those who suffer from it. The cause of neuropathy varies by person; however, you are not alone. More than 20 million Americans have nerve pain. Neuropathic pain comes in many different forms, and is typically characterized by numbness, […]

Solutions For Hip Pain

Hip pain is a common problem that many people experience at some point throughout their life. Treating your hip pain requires a thorough assessment of your medical history, lifestyle, and previous imaging. By discussing your symptoms, experiences, and habits with you, Dr. DeCaria will determine how to best eliminate your hip pain. Dr. DeCaria has […]

The Dangers of Dietary Supplements

Many people choose to utilize dietary supplements for a variety of reasons. While some dietary supplements can help you to get the appropriate amounts of nutrients and vitamins outside of your diet, supplements cannot (and should not) replace a healthy diet. They can work in conjunction with your diet to improve your overall health and […]

Best Exercises for Sciatica & Low Back Pain

Best Exercises for Back Pain and Sciatica Everyone is likely to experience back or sciatica pain at some point throughout their life. Back pain can make it very difficult to go about life as usual and many patients ask us how they can cure their pain quickly. The majority of the time, our back pain […]

Tailbone Pain or Coccydynia : Causes and Treatment

Diagnosing and Treating Coccydynia or Tailbone Pain Coccydynia, also known as persistent pain in the tailbone, is typically a localized pain that worsens when sitting or engaging in activities that involve putting additional weight or pressure on the end of the spine. Dr. DeCaria, an anesthesiologist and pain physician in Evanston, IL and Glenview, IL […]

Why Women Need to Understand How Cortisol Affects Their Health

Balance is the key element when it comes to cortisol, a hormone produced in your adrenal glands. Cortisol performs many vital functions, including: Reducing inflammation Regulating blood pressure Metabolizing glucose Assisting with circadian rhythm regulation Formulating memories Many of these tasks contribute to cortisol’s role in controlling the “flight or fight response.”  When your body […]

Are Gut Health & Chronic Pain Related?

The relationship between our gut microbiome and various neurological diseases and chronic pain has received increasing attention. The gut microbiome is a crucial modulator of certain types of pain such as visceral pain. Recent evidence suggests that gut microbiota play a critical role in many other types of chronic pain, including inflammatory pain, headache, and […]

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