Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Pain specialist Michael Stanton-Hicks, MD, answers this one on chronic pain.
If you have had surgery to repair an inguinal hernia and the pain just won’t go away, talk to your surgeon about these five options for relief.
Want a drug-free way to help you manage pain? Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which involves improved self-talk and a practical approach to problem solving may help ease your 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.
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Opioids are potent painkillers. But they can interact badly with medications you may be using for anxiety, sleeplessness or muscle pain. Learn about safer alternatives.
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.
Is gardening a pain for you? Learn tips, tools and techniques from a pain management specialist to avoid injury and manage chronic pain while gardening.
Aromatics can do more than soothe your mind. Scientific studies show that aromatherapy — inhaling or absorbing aromatic plant extracts — also may help soothe your body and relieve pain.
Did you know that eliminating certain foods from your diet might help ease pain? A pain management specialist answers some key questions about how it works.
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