Sciatica Treatment Options

“Sciatica pain” is the result of inflammation or irritation of a nerve that causes shooting pain down one or both legs. Often times, people refer to radicular pain, or irritation of a spinal nerve root, as sciatica even though it is not the actual sciatic nerve that is inflamed. The sciatic nerve begins in the […]

Most Common Causes of Hip Pain

Hip pain is a common concern for many people, however it can be due to a myriad of factors. Dr. DeCaria has effectively treated hip pain from many different conditions through her unique and innovative approach that blends conventional medicine with integrative and functional medicine. The exact location of your hip pain indicates important information […]

Healing Steps Towards a Good Night’s Sleep

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” Irish proverb Here’s an unfortunate irony: We all need a good night of sleep more than ever to effectively cope with the challenges of these often-stressful times. However, research shows that an increasing number of people are experiencing sleep disturbances since […]

How Your Gut Health Affects Your Mental Health

Recent years have seen a growing awareness of mental health issues, and, thankfully, more open conversations about addressing psychological challenges. However, many people remain unaware of new, exciting research on the connection between gut health and mental health. The connection between your digestive system and your brain can have a profound influence on your mental […]

Common Treatments for Migraine Headaches

Chronic headaches or migraines can make it a challenge to get through basic, everyday tasks. Often, these headaches or migraines can be indicative of an underlying condition or issue, while other times there is no clear reason. It is important to discuss all of your symptoms and experiences with Dr. DeCaria to determine the best […]

Supplements for Nerve Pain

Nerve pain, or neuropathy, 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 shoots in a nerve distribution, […]

Treatment Options for Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are very common and often feel like there is a tight headband wrapped around your head, which is not comfortable at all! Tension headache pain can make it very challenging to go about regular activities and can cause a lot of frustration. Fortunately, there are several ways to address tension headache pain. It […]

Trigger Points for Muscle Pain (Myofascial Pain Syndrome)

When a muscle cannot relax, a trigger point forms. This could be due to a variety of reasons. Perhaps your body has an imbalance, or you have been spending hours in a non-ergonomic work space, or even possible you just slept in the wrong position – all of these can lead to muscle pain. Inflamed […]

How to Stay Happy, Healthy and Stress-Free This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for joy, togetherness, and celebration – but also stress. Despite the festive, happy images we are bombarded with in the media, many people find the holidays a difficult time. Financial pressures, loneliness, shorter and darker days are just some of the factors that contribute to a rise in depression and anxiety during […]

What Is Functional Medicine And Integrative Medicine?

Functional medicine and integrative medicine have been quickly gaining popularity in recent years. Both disciplines are highly regarded by world-renowned health care practitioners, such as Dr. Mark Hyman and Dean Ornish, and functional medicine has found a home in many renowned medical centers, such as Cleveland Clinic. Many believe functional and integrative medicine are the […]

Best Exercises for Neck Pain

Neck pain is an extremely frustrating, debilitating experience that can even lead to headache pain or shooting pain down the arm. Many patients often ask us how they can cure neck pain quickly but also how they can prevent neck pain in the future. Incorporating certain stretches and exercises into your lifestyle can take just […]

Migraine Relief: Avoiding Migraine Triggers

Chronic migraine headaches can make it difficult to go about your day normally. If you suffer from painful, recurring migraines, you have likely already tried to seek relief from a variety of medications and treatment options that offered little to no success. Dr. DeCaria has effectively treated migraine headaches stemming from many different conditions through […]

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