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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FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Painful knee arthritis is associated with an increased risk of premature death in women, a new study suggests. Women with osteoarthritis-related knee pain — the type associated with normal wear and tear — were nearly twice as likely to die early from any cause, and more than three times [...]
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with Parkinson’s disease who undergo deep brain stimulation may experience long-term pain relief, a small, new study from Korea suggests. However, three-quarters of the patients developed new pain in muscles and joints eight years after the procedure was performed, the researchers found. “It is potentially [...]
MONDAY, March 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — British researchers say they’ve identified the area of the brain linked to pain intensity. The University of Oxford team used a new imaging technique to observe how different levels of pain affected the brains of 17 volunteers. Activity in only one area of the brain — the dorsal posterior [...]
Acetaminophen may not be as safe as previously thought, with larger doses and long-term use linked to increased risk of health problems, a new report contends.
An ultrasound technique is showing early promise as a quick and minimally invasive treatment for the common and painful foot condition known as plantar fasciitis.