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4 Phases of a Migraine Jan 1st, 2021

If you’re one of the 39 million Americans who suffer from migraines every year, then you know that migraines are much more than just a bad headache.  Dr. John Bassell and our team at Nebben Physical Medicine understand how difficult living with migraines can be. As part of our comprehensive...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

PRP and You: What to Know About Regenerative Medicine Dec 2nd, 2020

Regenerative medicine has a long history. Aristotle first discovered that living cells can regenerate when he observed a lizard’s tail regrow. Thousands of years later, regenerative medicine is now an effective treatment for disease and injury.  But what makes regenerative medicine so effective? We’re here to answer your questions.  Dr....

How to Navigate the Holidays Without Gaining Weight Nov 15th, 2020

The holiday season is known for its decadent parties and feasts filled with high-calorie meals and snacks. In fact, the days and weeks between Thanksgiving and the end of the year are often called “national eating season” because of all the extra calories people consume.  When you’re trying to lose...

The Role Exercise Plays in Weight Control Oct 13th, 2020

Making exercise a daily habit is difficult. In fact, less than 5% of adults get the recommended 30 minutes of physical activity every day, and only 1 in 3 hit their weekly activity goals. But when you dive into just how crucial exercise is to your ability to control your...

How to Sleep Better When You Have Arthritis Sep 9th, 2020

If you have arthritis, you know what it’s like to live with daily pain. At night, though, you hope to get the restful, restorative sleep needed to relieve some of that arthritis pain. But the opposite is often true.  Chronic pain, like the pain you feel with arthritis, can actually...

Common Migraine Triggers Aug 10th, 2020

If you’re one of the 39 million Americans who suffer from chronic migraines, you know exactly how debilitating they can be. The pulsating pain, light sensitivity, and nausea can make it hard to get through your day. While a migraine attack can seemingly come out of nowhere, certain circumstances can...

How Your Lifestyle Is Fueling Back Pain Jul 30th, 2020

Arthritis, injuries, and skeletal irregularities are just some of the many reasons your back might be aching, causes that may be out of your control. Sometimes, however, your back pain is a result of poor lifestyle choices, and you have the power to find relief through simple adjustments.  At Nebben...

Are You a Candidate for PRP Injections? Jun 25th, 2020

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has revolutionized the way practitioners treat their patients. But with so much information available on this therapy, it can be confusing to know whether it’s an option for you. That’s why we’re here to pull back the curtain when it comes to PRP injections.  At Nebben Physical...

8 Troubling Symptoms of Osteoarthritis May 19th, 2020

Most things in life wear down over time. This is true especially of your bones and joints. As they gradually experience the inevitable wear-and-tear that comes with life, you’re left with pain, discomfort, and other symptoms that inhibit your quality of life.  Fortunately, Dr. John Bassell and our team of...

The Many Benefits of Medical Weight Loss Apr 1st, 2020

From celebrities to talk show doctors, everyone seems to have finally figured out the best and quickest way to lose weight. Most times, their plans include crash or restrictive dieting or strenuous workout plans. At Nebben Physical Medicine in Clarksville, Tennessee, we believe that true weight loss shouldn’t involve harmful...

Physical Therapy: An All-Natural Therapy That Keeps Muscles and Joints Balanced and Flexible as You Mar 12th, 2020

With age comes lots of wonderful memories and exciting new chapters of life. However, age also brings stiff, painful joints and muscles. With all of the possible remedies out there, none is as effective and natural as physical therapy.    At Nebben Physical Medicine in Clarksville, Tennessee, our team of...

What Is Regenerative Medicine and How Can it Help Me? Feb 11th, 2020

People are living longer, but with longevity comes more health issues. For example, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that by 2040, 26% of the population in the United States will have doctor-diagnosed arthritis. That’s a lot of degenerative disease and chronic pain sufferers. The body is...

How Effective Are Hyaluronic Acid Injections in Remedying Chronic Knee Pain? Jan 1st, 2020

When you have chronic pain in your knees, one factor working against you is a lack of lubrication in the joint. Your body naturally produces a thick substance called synovial fluid to keep your joints moving smoothly. Synovial fluid contains a substance called hyaluronic acid. If you have osteoarthritis, your...

The Amazing Healing Power of K-Laser Therapy Dec 1st, 2019

Managing musculoskeletal pain, whether it’s acute or chronic, can be incredibly frustrating. Though medications offer temporary relief from pain, they do little to address the underlying cause of your discomfort. Moreover, surgical solutions are invasive, cause more interim pain, and results can be unreliable. In other words, these solutions aren’t...

How Trigger Point Injections can Alleviate Headache and Migraine Pain Nov 4th, 2019

If you're suffering from headache or migraine pain, trigger point injections may be a solution that can work for you. Your trigger points, located in your muscles, create effects around your body, including headache pain. Nebben Physical Medicine of Clarksville, Tennessee, offers trigger point injections as a treatment for headaches...

Regenerative Medicine: A Game-Changer in Treating Joint Pain for Professional Athletes to Seniors Oct 25th, 2019

Are you plagued by chronic joint pain? Have traditional methods like physical therapy and over-the-counter pain medications fallen short? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are a leading-edge way to treat stubborn pain in your joints, giving you back the active, pain-free lifestyle you once enjoyed. At Nebben Physical Medicine in Clarksville,...