Entries by Apex Pain Specialists

Can arthritis of the neck lead to dizziness?

What could be the potential culprit in a case like this? Osteoarthritis is a common companion as one begins to age, affecting more Canadians than every other form of arthritis combined. Arthritis is an umbrella term for inflammation of the joints with many other sub-classes of arthritis falling under that term. According to the 2009 Survey […]

What are the effects of cracking joints?

What is this cracking? While many refer to it as cracking your joints, this is more formally known as crepitus. A cracking or popping that occurs with movement in a joint due to the presence of air in joint tissues. What makes a joint? Joints are made up of many different components, but at the […]

Is there a link with sleeping position and your joint pain?

What is the connection between sleep and pain? To consider the connection, it’s important to understand that complaints around sleep, by some estimates, are present in upwards of 88% of chronic pain conditions. On the opposite end of the spectrum, approximately 50% of those afflicted by insomnia report chronic pain. Studies on the impacts of sleep deprivation […]

Moderna Congratulates Dr. Moncef Slaoui on His Appointment to Oversee the White House’s Operation Warp Speed Initiative

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 15, 2020– Moderna, Inc., (Nasdaq: MRNA) a clinical stage biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients, today announced that Dr. Moncef Slaoui has resigned from Moderna’s Board of Directors upon appointment of his new role to oversee the White House’s […]

UPDATE-BREAKINGVIEWS-Corona Capital: Vaccine hopes, Windfall taxes

(The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.) By Breakingviews columnists NEW YORK/LONDON/HONG KONG, May 18 (Reuters Breakingviews) – C orona Capital is a daily column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights. LATEST – Vaccine hopes – Windfall taxes CHECKERED FLAGS IN […]

5 Type of Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Certain foods may be helpful for boosting the immune system and preventing colds and the flu. Here’s a look at five types of nutrients that your immune system needs to perform and which foods to find them in. Vitamin C An essential nutrient, vitamin C acts as an antioxidant. Antioxidants help fight free radicals, a type of […]

How Yoga Helps Reduce Back Pain

Physical Benefits of Yoga Exercises Strengthening from holding yoga positions. Yoga helps increase strength in very specific muscles and muscle groups. Holding positions in yoga is not intended to be uncomfortable. However, it does require concentration and specific use of muscles throughout the body. Muscle strength improves by remaining in these yoga positions and incorporating various […]