Sarah Kehoe tried Aleve for her back pain. She tried stretching. She tried yoga. She tried forgetting about it. She tried pain patches. She tried acupuncture. A shot of painkillers into her back. Pres[...]
April 11, 2015
Relief for arthritis, joint and muscle pain
Drug treatment for pain
Although there are risks of side-effects, the benefits of drug treatments generally outweigh the risks. Drug treatments include:
Types of painkillers (analgesics)[...]
April 8, 2015
7 Hand Exercises to Ease Arthritis Pain
Improve the function of arthritic hands with these seven easy, anytime exercises.
Part 1 of 9: Overview
Arthritis wears away at the cartilage and synovial lining of a joint, which is the[...]
April 4, 2015
What is CRPS?
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, formerly known as RSD Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, is a progressive disease of the Autonomic Nervous System, and more specifically, the Sympathetic Nervous Syste[...]
March 31, 2015
Stem Cells to Relieve Low Back Pain?
Medical researchers are trying a new treatment for low back pain. Their hope is that harvesting and then re-injecting the body’s own bone marrow — which is rich in stem cells — may repair wor[...]
March 30, 2015
How to Treat Back Pain Without Dangerous Drugs
Back pain is a common health issue today that affects at least eight out of 10 people. It is a prevalent problem among Americans. In fact, statistics from the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) r[...]
March 24, 2015
DIZZINESS MAY RESULT FROM NECK PAIN
Neck pain often accompanies dizziness, but it may be difficult to tell whether the dizziness and the neck pain are related or just coincidental. The influence of he[...]
March 21, 2015
Nerve Treatment Via Nose Promising for Migraines
A procedure that delivers the anesthetic lidocaine (Xylocaine) directly to nerves in the back of the nasal cavity appears to offer significant relief to migraine sufferers, preliminary research indi[...]
March 15, 2015
Causes of Spinal Compression Fractures
If you’re nearing age 60 and have back pain, don’t assume it’s a normal part of getting older. You could be affected by a spinal compression fracture.
Back aches and pains can be a sign that sm[...]
March 13, 2015
Radiofrequency Ablation Q&A
What is radiofrequency ablation?
Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure using radio waves or electric current to generate sufficient heat to interrupt nerve conduction on a semi-permanent basis. The n[...]