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What to know about neuralgia

Neuralgia refers to severe, shooting pain that occurs due to a damaged or irritated nerve. Neuralgia can affect any part of the body, causing mild to severe pain. Certain medications and surgical procedures can effectively treat neuralgia. Severe neuralgia can interfere with a person’s ability to perform everyday tasks and may impact their quality of… Read More »

How do you know if you have a sprained ankle?

An ankle sprain occurs when the ligaments that support the ankle stretch or tear. Ligaments help connect bones to one another or to cartilage. A sprain is distinct from a strain. Sprains injure ligaments, while strains affect muscles or tendons. The symptoms of the two injuries, however, are very similar. For this reason, distinguishing a… Read More »