Ketamine infusions are a last resort treatment for complex regional pain syndrome when pain relievers, nerve blocks, physical therapy and neuromodulation don’t help.
There are various treatment options, and there are things you can do to help yourself.
Is your diet making your chronic pain worse? Discover two ways that inflammation factors into the way we experience pain — and why tweaking your diet can help you feel better.
Have you lived for years with spine or knee pain, headaches, arthritis pain or post-surgery pain? Then you may benefit from treatment for centralized pain.
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The research shows that opioids are not the only way to treat chronic pain.
Opioids can ease pain after injury or surgery but are highly addictive. Cleveland Clinic wants to stem the tide of addiction, overdose and death by finding better ways to treat pain. Here’s how.
Fibromyalgia is one of the most common reasons for chronic pain. It’s also one of the most misunderstood. The most common myth, doctors say, is that fibromyalgia is “all in your head.”
Is chronic pain keeping you from enjoying life? Studies show that 30 to 50 percent of those struggling with chronic pain also have depression and anxiety. Discover how the two conditions are linked, and what can help.
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.
Roughly 30 to 60 percent of people over age 60 who get shingles go on to develop a chronic pain syndrome called post-herpetic neuralgia. Learn about treatment options from a pain management specialist.