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Should I Wear Orthotics to Help My Plantar Fasciitis? Feb 1st, 2020

The pain you feel as a result of plantar fasciitis can be frustrating and debilitating, but it’s a common condition. In fact, nearly 2 million Americans seek treatment for plantar fasciitis every year. Fortunately, many people have found relief by investing in orthotics, and you can, too.  Dr. Brian Schuessler...

7 Ways MLS Laser Treatment Relieves Your Pain Jan 16th, 2020

Whether you’re a professional athlete or just active in your neighborhood, you can easily get a sports injury, such as a sprain, strain, and bruise. Your first inclination may be to rest and take an over-the-counter pain medication. If the pain persists for more than a few days, though, you...

Why Regenerative Medicine Is Such a Game Changer for Chronic Pain Dec 1st, 2019

If you experience ongoing physical pain, you’re far from alone. Often defined as pain that lasts for six or more months, chronic pain is among the most common reasons people seek medical care or miss work. In recent years, an estimated 20.4 percent of adults in the US experienced chronic...

Chiropractic Care Could Be the Answer for Your Sciatica Pain Nov 1st, 2019

You’re not alone if you’re suffering from sciatica. This relatively common, though often misunderstood, the condition affects up to 40% of people at some time in their lives. You’re at a higher risk of developing sciatica if you experience other types of back pain. Being obese, leading a sedentary lifestyle,...

Why Every Athlete Should Seek Regular Massage Therapy Oct 1st, 2019

Whether you play a sport for exercise or leisure, or whether you’re a budding athlete, a seasoned professional, or somewhere in between, you put your body through a lot — exerting muscles and increasing endurance. The multidisciplinary team of health care providers at Pro-Active Medical Center in Niceville, Florida recommends...

Is Arthritis Preventable? Sep 1st, 2019

Arthritis is a chronic, painful condition that affects one-quarter of adults in the United States. What causes one person to get arthritis and another not to isn't known. But some risk factors can affect your chances of arthritis. Not all can be controlled, but you can take steps to lessen...

Myths and Facts about Chiropractic Care Aug 1st, 2019

Chiropractors have been around for more than 120 years. However, despite the long-term practice of the discipline, a lot of people can’t separate myths from facts about chiropractic care, and many people in pain therefore don’t avail themselves of its benefits. Brian Schuessler, DC and his team at Pro-Active Medical...

How Regenerative Medicine Can Help With Your Osteoarthritis Jul 1st, 2019

If the joint pain, aches, and soreness of osteoarthritis are regular parts of your day and other treatments only do so much, you could be a strong candidate for regenerative medicine. An estimated 31 million Americans have the inflammatory condition, making it the most common type of arthritic disease. Being...

Everything You Need to Know About Prescription Custom Orthotics Jun 1st, 2019

You’ve probably heard the expression, “Put your best foot forward,” but what happens when your feet are tired and sore? It can affect how you walk, which then puts pressure on other parts of your body. The wrong shoes can make matters even worse -- think sandals, flip flops, and...

Reduce Pain and Inflammation with MLS Laser Technology Apr 16th, 2019

If you have chronic musculoskeletal pain like arthritis, tendinitis and other related conditions, you’re no doubt always seeking relief. You may think you’ve tried it all — oral pain relievers, injections, physical therapy, and exercise — but nothing has worked and you’re still in pain. Now, however, the medical community...