New research indicates leading an active lifestyle prior to spinal injuries can aid in nerve healing during the recovery period. Staying active is a proven way to protect your health. Regular exercise and hobbies such as walking or bicycling increase flexibility and keep muscles strong. An April 10, 2019 report by Science Daily indicates regular… Read More


A major pharmaceutical company recently announced plans to launch an addiction treatment center in Tulsa. This is as part of an agreement with the state to help those suffering from opioid pain medication dependency. Purdue Pharma L.P. will establish the National Center for Addiction Studies and Treatment at Oklahoma State University (OSU). In addition, funding… Read More


A new study reports that walking a dog provides numerous health benefits for older adults. However, the number of bone breaks associated with the activity has more than doubled over the past ten years.¬†According to a report published in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA) on March 6, 2019; researchers sought to uncover some of… Read More


A new draft report from a federal task force of nearly 30 experts in the field of medicine and pain management is out. It reports that chronic pain sufferers often experience stigma about their condition; which can prevent them from receiving the treatment they need. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports… Read More


Oklahoma voters recently approved State Question 788 which allows for the use of medical marijuana for pain management. Physicians may also have the option of recommending medical marijuana. Residents of Tulsa, Oklahoma who suffer from serious back, hip, and joint pain may soon be able to obtain medical marijuana. Indeed, Oklahoma voters went to the… Read More