While the use of pain medications is slowing, more and more, technology is able to fill the gaps in managing patients’ pain.
Weather actually can cause joint pain. Falling temperature and barometric pressure, combined with rising humidity, may be to blame. While you can’t control the weather, you can take steps to feel better.
Get answers to nine questions about how doctors may use a regular treatment of cortisone injections to provide pain relief for joint pain.
Chronic pain sufferers often deal with insomnia. Experts find behavioral therapy to be the single most effective treatment. Learn more about cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.
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Not all massages are the same. Some offer more medical value; others focus on relaxation. What do you need to know, and how do you choose which is best?
Blending Eastern and Western medicine can be the best therapy for chronic pain. Cleveland Clinic’s Hong Shen, MD, pain management specialist and acupuncturist, explains why and how.
Patients have rising expectations and are demanding more from total knee replacements and joint replacements than in previous years. This has generated improvements in the field, including design, delivery and execution.
As women age, they experience more compression fractures, vertebral changes such scoliosis, loss of bone mass and osteoarthritis than do men. Any one of these conditions puts women at a higher risk of breaking a bone during a fall, which can add to their pain.
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?
Massage is best known as a stress-reliever, but it can go way beyond mere relaxation. A medical and therapeutic massage may help you with more serious medical issues.