The Pain of Growing Pains

Growing pains is a term used to describe many things, but they are actually real. During growth spurts, some children experience pain in their legs, specifically in their thighs, calves and back of their knees. Even though bone growth doesn’t cause pain, their muscles, tendons and ligaments are growing too, especially if they’re not growing…

What is Degenerative Disc Disease?

Degenerative Disc Disease is pain, weakness, or numbness coming from a degenerated disc in the spine. It is not quite a disease, but a term used to describe normal changes that take place in your spinal discs as you age. Spinal discs separate the vertebrae that make up the spine. The discs absorb shock and…

Travelling with Pain

Living with pain every day can be difficult enough, but traveling with pain is even more challenging. Removed from the comfort of your own home, traveling can exacerbate your regular aches and pains. Sitting for long periods of time, sleeping on hotel mattresses and not getting enough rest when traveling can cause unwanted anxiety. How…

Long-lasting Relief with Milkweed Balm

Sheryl Welz of Monroe, Wisconsin, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010. Like many other cancer patients, Welz suffers from neuropathy from chemotherapy. With muscle spasms in her toes and feet and pain radiating up her leg, daily tasks are often challenging for Welz. After trying prescription medication and other supplements, Welz discovered Milkweed Balm…