Ismari Montañez, MSN RN, FNP
Ismari Montañez, MSN RN, FNP – C, was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico and raised in Miami, FL. She has been a Registered Nurse for 17 years and a Nurse Practitioner for 3 years with nursing experience in Cardiology, Pediatrics, Women’s Health, Prenatal care, and Internal Medicine and now Pain Management. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Advent University of Health and Science in Orlando, FL and a Master of Science in Nursing, with emphasis on Family Nurse Practitioner, from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, KY. Her mission as a Family Nurse Practitioner is to provide care and educate the community to be healthy and live a long and healthy life.
Pain is a signal that something is wrong. If the pain is left untreated, the pain worsens and impacts the nervous system. When that happens, the pain becomes more than a sign or symptom; it becomes a separate condition.
Certain types of arthritis, like cervical spondylosis and rheumatoid arthritis, cause neck pain. Both conditions are a result of joint damage and can be managed through prescription and therapy. To find out which neck pain treatment in Phoenix is right for you, identify the root cause of your condition.
Few things are worse than waking up with foot pain – especially when you aren’t sure where it came from. Before you can treat foot pain, it is important to understand its cause. Visiting your podiatrist or orthopedic specialist is your best bet for determining what’s causing your pain. However, there are a few common problems that might be worth mentioning to them when you visit and might be behind your sudden discomfort.
The gut also houses over two-thirds of the immune system; if it is healthy, you are less prone to getting sick. Additionally, more than 90 percent of the body’s serotonin is produced in the gastrointestinal tract. Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter that regulates your mood, memory, sleep patterns and quality, appetite, and other bodily functions.
Cancer is a potentially-debilitating condition on its own. While treatment can save lives, it can also cause major pain. Understanding the cause of this pain can help with finding pain relief and pain management options that work.
Swimming is a low-impact exercise. It doesn’t put any strain on your back and spine because the water supports the body, which relieves stress on the joints. Doctors often recommend swimming as a form of therapy for patients with joint pain or severe back pain.