If you live with chronic pain, you may wonder if it’s just part of getting older. Untreated chronic pain can worsen over time. A Cleveland Clinic expert explains how to manage chronic pain.
Do you wake with a horrific backache each morning? Or wince with pain when you stand up after a long day at the computer? Take these five steps toward wellness, and you’ll notice you’re feeling and functioning better.
Does smoking seem to ease the pain of a bad back? Or an aching joint? Or abdominal discomfort? Think twice before lighting up that cigarette. Any relief you feel will be short-term.
If you’re struggling with arthritis pain, you may not need more medication to ease the hurt. Instead, try eating the right foods — research shows it can help.
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Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years. But you may have been afraid to try it because of a fear of needles. Our acupuncturist dispels some of the common myths surrounding this ancient medicine.
Trying to decide between ibuprofen and acetaminophen? An experts explains when you should take which medication and why.
If you have arthritis, the benefits of exercise are abundant. The endorphins released by a good workout can reduce your pain. The weight you lose over time can ease stress on your aching back and joints. The flexibility, mobility and stability you gain can ease all of your symptoms.
Athletes, fitness buffs and novices alike all know the saying “no pain, no gain,” and to some extent, this is true. But how to do we know if the pain we are experiencing is normal?
When you have aches and pain, you might find yourself reaching for a bottle of pain relievers more than you’d like. But there is a free and simple way to reduce those aches: meditation.
What’s the best way to ease pain from a strained muscle, a sprained ligament, a headache, a sore back or an aching knee? A sports medicine weighs in.