“That hurts!” “No, it doesn’t.” “Yes, it does!” Who’s right? Depends on your social world and when in history you’re talking about pain. Pain’s history is fascinating, full of prejudice, ignorance, and misguided efforts at relief. read more
After so much pain at the pump in recent years, it’s got to be sweet relief for drivers to hear that 2015 might be easier on the old wallet. A report from the federal government says the average driver will save $550 on gas next year compared to 2014. Gas prices haven’t been quite so rough lately, and it’s going … [More]
THE QUESTION Seeking relief from the pain, stiffness and diminished function caused by osteoarthritis in their knees, people often take the dietary supplements glucosamine and chondroitin. Is that likely to help?Read full article >>
A smart pain relief patch could prove a cheap, long-lasting solution for millions of arthritis sufferers
As Victoria Wolk writes in Prevention magazine, even if you don’t play tennis, there’s probably a tennis ball somewhere in your garage. So grab one, Wolk says, and try pain-relieving exercises suggested by yoga teacher Jill Miller. The equipment is certainly cheap and portable. Read full article >>
A new article outlines how a spine patient obtained almost instant relief after years of severe neck pain. The patient injured her neck after falling from her roof while clearing snow. She tried various therapies over the years, but the treatments provided, at best, only temporary relief.
How a spine patient obtained almost instant relief after years of severe neck pain.
PRELUDE: A contemporary story - Maluki had what she thought was a minor infection in her chest. She took a couple of pain relief tablets. She is undocumented and uninsured. She had no access to a community clinic where she might have seen a doctor with no questions asked; no one in her suburban family had heard that such things exist. Show More Summary
In research published in the medical journal Brain, Saint Louis University researcher Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D. and colleagues within SLU, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other academic institutions have discovered a way to...Show More Summary
A way to block a pain pathway in animal models of chronic neuropathic pain has been discovered by researchers, suggesting a promising new approach to pain relief.
A Saint Louis University researcher and colleagues have discovered a way to block a pain pathway in animal models of chronic neuropathic pain suggesting a promising new approach to pain relief.
Alfonso Ribeiro’s huge fan base breathed a sigh of relief when he managed to dance through the pain during last week’s episode of Dancing with the Stars, but now they’re probably wondering how his injured back has been holding up since then. Show More Summary
NeuroMetrix, Inc. announced Wednesday that it will unveil a new wearable pain relief device.
Researchers are developing a novel prochlorperazine nasal spray formulation as a potential new treatment for migraines.
Although Ibuprofen and oral morphine both provide effective pain relief for children with broken limbs, ibuprofen is the recommended choice because of adverse events associated with oral morphine, according to a randomized trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) read more
Researchers are developing a novel prochlorperazine nasal spray formulation as a potential new treatment for migraines. Of the 100 million people that experience headaches in the United States, 37 million of them suffer from migrain...
Moms everywhere sighed with joyful relief today at the news that USA’s Royal Pains has been renewed for another two seasons, alleviating fears that they might run out of things to talk about when their guilt-stricken children call home. Show More Summary
Millions of people with diabetes take medicine to ease shooting, burning nerve pain, and new research suggests that many medicines can offer relief. But since some of those medicines cost nearly 10 times as much as others, cost should be a crucial factor in deciding which medicine to choose for diabetic neuropathy, say University of Michigan experts.