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Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can begin with an injury or a problem such as a bulging disk in the spine. It can be associated with complex syndromes such as fibromyalgia. Or you may experience it as headaches, back pain, joint pain, nerve pain, or a myriad of other localized symptoms.

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Chronic Pain News

  • Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study

    MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Using morphine at home to treat pain in children after tonsil and/or adenoid removal may cause life-threatening respiratory problems, according to a new study. “The evidence here clearly suggests children with obstructive sleep apnea should not be given morphine for postoperative pain. We already know that they should not [...]

  • A Third of Young Women Fill Narcotic Painkiller Prescriptions Every Year

    Too many women of childbearing age take narcotic painkillers, putting any unborn babies at risk, U.S. health officials said Thursday.

  • Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis

    Having knee pain while using the stairs may be an early sign of arthritis, a new study suggests.

  • U.S. Painkiller Abuse ‘Epidemic’ May Be Declining, Study Says

    By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. “epidemic” of prescription-painkiller abuse may be starting to reverse course, a new study suggests. Experts said the findings, published Jan. 15 in the New England Journal of Medicine, are welcome news. The decline suggests that recent laws and prescribing guidelines aimed at preventing painkiller [...]

  • Tuning In to Music May Ease Kids’ Post-Op Pain, Study Finds

    TUESDAY, Jan. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Going through a surgery often means post-operative pain for children, but listening to their favorite music might help ease their discomfort, a new study finds. One expert wasn’t surprised by the finding. “It is well known that distraction is a powerful force in easing pain, and music certainly provides an [...]

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