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.
Neck pain may signal a shoulder problem, and shoulder pain may signal a neck problem. An expert explains how to tell the difference.
CRPS is a chronic, debilitating disease. A relatively new treatment, dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation, offers phenomenal pain relief for people who need it most.
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The pain is relentless, but is it OK to reach for OTC pain killers every day of the week? Can there be too much of a good thing? Read on to find out how pain relievers work and just how much you can safely take.
A recent advisory recommends opioid-free, non-addictive alternatives, like acupuncture, as a first step in relieving pain.
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.
Does the thumb side of your hand feel like it’s going to sleep — that weak, numb, pins-and-needles feeling — for no apparent reason? You may suspect that you have carpel tunnel syndrome. The good news is that there are a number of methods you can try at home to ease your pain.