Pain

Easing the aches and pains caused by arthritis

If you’re a regular jogger like me, and have in the past sustained a knee injury, you’re more at risk of suffering from this painful, degenerative …

East London

Pinched nerve remedies: 10 ways to get relief

A pinched nerve occurs when pressure or force is put on an area of a nerve, causing it to send warning signals to the brain. These signals include …

Medicine

MGH researchers make major discovery about fibromyalgia and IBS

Updated: Nov 16, 2017 - 9:06 PM<p>Loading...<p>BOSTON – researchers at Mass. General Hospital have made a groundbreaking discovery that could ease symptoms …

Fibromyalgia

All the reasons why sex is painful and what to do about it

What's up down there?<p>Painful sex is a bit of a passion killer, no? Not to mention a major cause for concern. It can be triggered by anything from …

8 Amazing exercises for a strong and relief your back pain

Whether your goal is to strengthen your muscles for that oversized backpack, or to hone and tone your shoulders, we have the exercise for you.<p>I have …

Health

Brain pathway makes head and face pain very draining

(Reuters Health) - If head and facial pain seem stronger and scarier than pain elsewhere, it’s because a special pathway in the brain is heightening our emotions from pain at those sites, according to studies in mice.<p>People usually experience head and facial pain as more severe and emotionally …

Emotions

The Pain Pendulum

Imagine being in excruciating pain and not being able to get the relief you need, or any relief at all. Patients suffering from chronic pain say …

Health Care

Ill. doctors have been leery to endorse medical marijuana, but that's changing

As a prominent Chicago surgeon, Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph sees them all too frequently: people who endure severe injuries or multiple surgeries, only to become addicted to prescription painkillers.<p>One patient who pleaded for help was on such strong drugs already that Bush-Joseph knew he couldn’t …

Cannabis

Evolutionary Backtrack Offers Up Novel Rheumatoid Arthritis Candidate | GEN

A peptide found exclusively in Old World monkeys has been shown to completely reverse joint disease in a rat model of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and …

Medicine

5 Ways Your Sleep Habits Cause You To Struggle With Pain

Which came first, the sleep deprivation or the pain? It seems obvious how pain effects sleep. Clients with low back pain frequently come to us with …

Sleep

High- vs Low-Dose Corticosteroid Injection in the Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis with Severe Pain: A Randomized Controlled Double-Blind Study | Pain Medicine

Objective<p>To compare the degree of pain relief between high-dose (40 mg of triamcinolone acetonide) and low-dose (20 mg of triamcinolone acetonide) …

Research

PMS is only a myth, claims a female psychologist

Mood swings, bloating, breast pain and unusual cravings--such premenstrual symptoms, among other ones, are known to be experienced by most women …

Fibromyalgia

WHY IS MY 4-5 SKEW?

Have you ever wondered whether that curve in your penis is normal? If it's causing pain or affecting your sex life, you may be suffering from …

News (South Africa)

How to Choose a Chiropractor Who Is Right for You | Times Square Chronicles

How to Choose a Chiropractor Who Is Right for You<p>Chiropractic care is the right way to go when you prefer a hands-on approach to healthcare that will …

Chiropractic Medicine

Headaches, Facial Pain Feel Worse Because Nerves Linked To Emotion: Study

If you find headaches more painful and emotionally draining than other body pain, you're not imagining it, according to a new study.Duke University …

Canadian News

Nov. 18 – Leading Edge Physiotherapy

There’s no escaping foot pain. Every step is a reminder, and it likely won’t go away on its own. Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m., Grant Fedoruk from …

Physiotherapy

Nephrotic syndrome and adrenal insufficiency caused by a variant in SGPL1 | Clinical Kidney Journal

Little is known about the molecular pathogenesis of congenital nephrotic syndrome in association with primary adrenal insufficiency. Most recently, …

PubMed

The FDA is strengthening its warnings about heart attack and stroke risks associated with common pain drugs

• <b>The use of prescription and over-the-counter painkillers like ibuprofen and naproxone is associated with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.</b>• <b><br>The FDA updated its warnings for the category of drugs, NSAIDs, based on more evidence of the increased risk.</b><p>Some of the most common painkillers …

Medicine

Barometric pressure headaches and migraines: What you need to know

Researchers have still to prove a definitive link between the weather and headaches or migraines. According to the American Migraine Foundation, …

Medicine

Fructan, not Gluten, is What Upsets People's Stomachs, New Study Finds

A team of researchers with several members from the University of Oslo in Norway and one with Monash University in Australia has found that the …

Gluten

Knee Surgery Sure is Useless!

Evidence that arthroscopic knee surgery for osteoarthritis is about as useful as a Nerf hammer<p>updated Aug 3, 2016 (first published 2008) <br>by Paul …

Medicine

It wasn't spinach that caused man's 'Popeye' arm

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before Batman, Superman and Captain America, there was another superhero with massive muscles who every little boy aspired to be. But, as one elderly man recently found out, bulging biceps don't always mean super strength.<p>Popeye the Sailor Man, alongside his true love Olive Oyl and …

Health

How Pain Patients Fare During The Opioid Crisis

A look inside the day-to-day life of a pain patient who uses prescription opioids to be able to accomplish tasks like showering and grocery shopping.

Opioid Crisis

Why I Went Public About Serious Pain and Opioids

<i>By Kate Nicholson.</i><p>I recently gave a talk at TEDxBoulder what we lose when we undertreat pain. I began by telling 2200 intimate listeners how a …

Walt Disney Company

5 Amazing Good Exercises For Lower back pain: exercises

These exercises from physiotherapist and BackCare expert Nick Sinfield help to stretch, strengthen and mobilise the lower back.<p>When starting out, go …

Back Pain

Physera raises $2.8M to streamline physical therapy

If you’ve ever ended up with an injury, you’ve probably gone through an overly long process to eventually end up in a physical therapist’s office: you go to a doctor’s office, they take a look, hand you a slip of paper, and refer you off to a PT office (that might not even still exist).<p>And that’s …

FDA clears nerve stimulator for opioid withdrawal symptoms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday cleared for use an electrical nerve stimulator designed to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal.<p>The device, made by privately held Innovative Health Solutions Inc., is placed behind the patient's ear for up to five days during the acute …

Health

Neuroscientists are trying to alter our brain circuits to eradicate pain

Perception of Pain<p>With the U.S. facing a epidemic-level addiction crisis, scientists are looking for novel ways to treat pain that don’t involve …

The Brain

Is your cat unhappy? It might have arthritis

Like us, cats are prone to suffer diseases and afflictions as they age. One of these is osteoarthritis (OA).<p>Cats tend to be stoics – they are experts …

Cats

Doctors Are Still Prescribing Codeine For Kids After Tonsillectomies, Despite FDA Warning

Despite a warning by the FDA regarding the significant safety risks of opioids, a new study published in the journal <i>Pediatrics</i> finds that 1 in 20 children were still prescribed codeine after having a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy, according to data through 2015.<p>The study analyzed the records …

Medicine