Category: Pain

Chronic Pain Research
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Chronic Pain Research

Chronic Pain: The Latest Research Findings In the United States, over 100 million people suffer from chronic pain, which is defined as pain that lasts for weeks or even years. The financial costs associated with treating the condition total more than $600 billion annually. Yet within the past ten years, medication research has led to...

Managing Your Pain
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Managing Your Pain

5 Pain Management Techniques Everyone Should Know About Everyone experiences pain at some point in their lives. And while some forms of pain are preventable, other conditions can only be managed and kept within tolerable levels. Here are 5 pain management techniques to try before reaching for the pain medication in your bathroom cabinet. Prolonged...

Diagnosing Fibromyalgia
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Diagnosing Fibromyalgia

Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia? Here’s What to Do Next Not only is fibromyalgia an incredibly complex condition, but it is also notoriously hard to diagnose. Doctors will often run test after test in order to rule out a variety of other medical issues before finally settling on fibromyalgia. For those that have begun to exhibit signs...

Fibromyalgia Causes
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Fibromyalgia Causes

What Can Cause Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that is characterized by pain and tenderness in the muscles, joints and tendons. Much of the pain occurs on the back of the head, upper hips, inner knees, upper chest, outer elbows and sides of hips. This disorder can make a person feel extremely fatigued, anxious...

Fibromyalgia Treatment
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Fibromyalgia Treatment

Treatments for Fibromyalgia Patients A mysterious condition of unknown origins, fibromyalgia affects more women than men. As the second most common musculoskeletal condition behind osteoarthritis, approximately 12 million Americans are reported to have the condition. Women are ten times more likely to be diagnosed with fibromyalgia than men. Because so little is currently known about...

Fibromyalgia
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Fibromyalgia

An Overview of Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a painful medical condition that is difficult to diagnose and to treat. Though progress has been made, there is still not a definite answer to the question, “What is fibromyalgia?” In fact, the exact cause of fibromyalgia is still unknown, but modern medical science believes that the condition may...

Pain
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Pain

Dealing With Chronic Pain When you are someone who is dealing with chronic pain, whether it is due to joint pain or back pain, you know that at any moment, your ability to function could be sorely reduced. There are a number of conditions, which could cause this, including gout and arthritis, but there are...

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