Chronic Pain

Got Back Pain? Try Yoga Or Massage Before Reaching For The Pills

Most of us suffer back pain at some point in our lives. In fact, it's one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor. Many of us also probably reach for medication. Now, new guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) say try exercise, yoga, or massage first.<p>That's a pretty big …

Back Pain

Fibromyalgia: 8 simple ways to manage the pain

<b>Fibromyalgia is a chronic, widespread pain and fatigue disorder.</b><p>The pain is generally felt all over the body but can be focused on particular …

Fibromyalgia

Coping With A Spontaneous Pneumothorax AKA Bleb Disease: Top 12 Things to Know

If you’ve received the diagnosis of a spontaneous pneumothorax, known as “bleb disease,” you’re probably wondering “now what? Can I resume my regular …

Pain

Internet Self-Management Programs - Patient Education - Department of Medicine

RELATED INFORMATION<p>Launch your Digital Self-Management Program! Canary Health can deliver digital health self-management programs to your …

Pain

Best Hospitals for Minimal Invasive Neurosurgery in Punjab India

Minimal Invasive Neurosurgery<p>Introduction of highly refined techniques and approaches to the Neurosurgical treatment options of Brain and Spinal …

Biomedical Engineering

As CDC Guidelines Approach One-Year Anniversary, Questions Loom - The Painful Truth

“Next month will mark the one year anniversary of opioid guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – guidelines that …

Pain

low back pain...the new way to treat

Friday, February 17, 2017<p>Emergency doctors get it. The patient arrives in the ER complaining of pain and wants relief. What the patient does not …

Pain

PHARMACOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS In EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME

<b>EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME A BRIEF OVERVIEW</b><p>EDS is a genetic defect in the collagen molecule itself. An inherited connective tissue disorder characterized …

Pain

Provincial Pain Summit hears calls for national pain strategy

Some say overdose crisis has led to over-restrictive thinking amongst doctors<p>Health professionals and advocates at Friday's Provincial Pain Summit …

Addiction

What's The Difference Between Tylenol, Advil, Aspirin And Aleve?

Non-prescription pain relievers are a bit like cola in that they're often referred to by one name, and where I live people usually ask for either …

Cool Stuff

5 Stretches To Ease Your Lower Back Pain

When you're dealing with the aches and oftentimes debilitating soreness of low back pain, there's a good chance all you want to do is stay in bed. …

Back Pain

The Right Way to Use Yoga for Neck Pain

Varied movement and calm exploration of range of motion could be the key to solving your chronic issue.read more

Yoga

If you’re struggling with back pain, therapeutic massage can bring some relief. Some evidence suggests...

If you’re struggling with back pain, therapeutic massage can bring some relief. Some evidence suggests that it can help reduce pain in your lower …

Pain

The Guidelines on the Treatment of Back Pain

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Your Achin’ Back? Stay Active and Wait It Out, New Guidelines Recommend” (news article, Feb. 14):<p>As a physician who specializes in pain management, I welcome your coverage of the guidelines on the treatment of back pain. However, although the guidelines are “new” in the sense that …

Opinion

Myofascial release therapy for pain

<b>DEAR MAYO CLINIC:</b> What can you tell me about myofascial release therapy? Is it an effective treatment for muscle pain or tension?<p><b>ANSWER:</b> Myofascial …

Massage

Spinal Manipulation for Back and Neck Pain: Does It Work? Annotated.

Tools required to examine the growing high quality chiropractic literature on efficacy.<p>I was getting read to write about health care workers and …

Medicine

Have lower back pain? Don't pop a pill, guidelines say

New guidelines from the influential American College of Physicians advise patients and practitioners to use all sorts of exercise, psychological …

Pain

Study Sheds Light On Disturbing Trend In MRI Scans For Back Pain

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — There was disturbing news Friday, about the accuracy of MRI scans for back pain.<p>A new study says the commonly prescribed …

Health

Doctors are using alternatives to addictive opioids to help patients deal with pain

After doctors at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center removed part of Dr. Alan Lake's small and large intestines earlier this month, the retired …

Pain

A New Site FMUKSupport.org

<i>A new site for continuous support for suffers of Fibromyalgia, a site that strives to create a safe & relaxed environment, where members can connect</i> …

Fibromyalgia

What It Feels Like to Experience the Most “Paralyzing, Excruciating, Knockout” Pain

The cause, cluster headaches, are mysterious and often misdiagnosed<p>All headaches suck, but cluster headaches are in their own league. They’ve even been nicknamed “suicide headaches” because the pain is so severe, says Matthew S. Robbins, M.D., FAHS, the director of inpatient services at the …

Pain

Placebo and valium are equally effective for acute lower back pain in the ER

WASHINGTON -- Emergency patients treated with naproxen and placebo had outcomes as good as or better than patients treated with naproxen and diazepam …

Medicine

Things You Never Knew About Fibromyalgia in Ladies

Things you never knew about Fibromyalgia in ladies.Fibromyalgia causes weakening agony and weakness. The sickness influences 5 million American …

Fibromyalgia

[ARTICLE] Effect of Upper Extremity Robot-Assisted Exercise on Spasticity in Stroke Patients – Full Text

Conclusion: RT showed similar treatment benefits on spasticity, as compared to CT. The study results suggested that RT could be a useful method for …

Exercise

New Guidelines Recommend A Change In Treatment Of Low Back Pain

The next time you experience a flare up of low back pain or develop a backache after playing tennis or lifting some heavy books, you may want to reconsider reaching for ibuprofen or a muscle relaxant.<p>While it’s quite tempting to reach for a pill as a “quick fix”, there are alternative approaches …

Pain

How Mindfulness Can Cure Back Pain

Back pain is the primary cause of disability not just in the U.S., but in the world, so let's get a handle on it.read more

Pain

In America, less education often means more chronic pain

People who didn't finish high school are 370% more likely to have severe chronic pain than those with graduate degrees.

Pain

If You're Taking Opioid Painkillers, You Need to Have Naloxone on Hand

Health agencies are calling for doctors who prescribe opioid painkillers such as Vicodin and Percocet to make sure many patients also receive a …

Consumer Reports

How Can You Relieve Chronic Pain — Without Drugs?

Want a drug-free way to help you manage pain? Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which involves improved self-talk and a practical approach to …

Pain

Breakthrough! This Back Pain Remedy Actually Works

If you suffer from low back pain, you know the drill. When your pain becomes unbearable, you go to the doctor, who will prescribe you medications, …

Pain