September is Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month. Understanding more about pain can lead to improved treatment as well as educating the community about the challenges that come for those with chronic pain. Getting involved is the key to raising awareness about chronic pain and the...

Pets Can Help with Chronic Pain

By Maggie Harris, LCSW Did you know that pets can help with chronic pain? If you have a pet, you are probably quite aware of the benefits. Loving our animals and receiving their love is a sweet and powerful experience. But there is also research to back this up....

Is Your Cell Phone Causing Your Neck Pain?

Did you know that bending your neck to text, browse or talk on your cell phone/smart device may be causing a lot more damage than you even realize until it's too late. If you constantly experience headaches, neck pain, upper back or shoulder pain, "Text Neck" may be...

Why Should You Drink Water?

It seems every where you turn you are being told to drink more water. Why? What benefits can water offer you? Drinking water is essential to your health and overall wellness. The benefits of water are endless. Some advantages to drinking water include: Maintaining...

SJNMR Patient Portal

Sign up for your SJNMR Patient Portal today! Your Patient Portal offers: Secure email to your healthcare provider Manage your appointments View medical records, including medications View and pay your bill View lab and imaging results Update personal information and...

Feeling Hopeless

Do you find yourself feeling hopeless at times in response to living with chronic pain?  This is not uncommon.  Losses that come with chronic pain can be widespread and include loss of ability to work, inability to provide for family, changes in relationships,...

May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month

The month of May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention month. Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile from lost tissue. It is often called the “silent disease.”  As we age, the body will start to lose slightly more bone...