Articles relating to 'pain relief'
Key to reducing knee pain starts with a few steps

walking-for-knee-pain-reliefThe older we get the more it seems our joints start to hurt. All the years of being active finally catch up with us and pain starts to set in. In particular, it seems that our knees take the heaviest hit…

Before you know it simply going up some stairs becomes a painful experience.

Maybe you take some … Read More

This popular pain-reliever no more effective than a sugar pill

pain, pain reliefHave you ever taken acetaminophen for a sore back and felt like it did absolutely nothing for the pain?

Well, there may have been something more to that thought. A new study published in The Lancet has found that paracetamol (also commonly referred to as acetaminophen) was ineffective at providing pain relief for back pain. One popular long-time … Read More

What you really need to know about painkillers

HEART, PAIN RELIEF, HEART, PAIN RELIEF, HEART, PAIN RELIEFOver the years, over-the-counter and prescription painkillers have come alongside a number of precautions and health warnings. I’m always counseling patients about alternative natural methods for pain relief to try first given these concerns.

Because new research has shown that they could lead to heart trouble.

A study published this April in BMJ Open found that patients who … Read More

Seeking Pain Relief? More Options For You Than You Think

177725313Are you dealing with a bad back? Muscle aches? Sore joints?

It may be cold comfort, but you’re not alone –most primary care visits in the United States are related to complaints like these, for chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that chronic pain of the musculoskeletal system – our bones, … Read More

Why Your Arthritis Gets Worse After Christmas

139707059

When it comes to joint stiffness, most people with arthritis have come to dread the winter months. The pain, swelling and stiffness often get worse, and doctors report more patient complaints during the season.

Winter’s official first day is Dec. 21, making Christmas a flag day for the long stretch of painful arthritis to come.

But why do … Read More

Could This Drug-Free Approach Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain?

120984253Approximately 50 million American adults report being told by their medical practitioner that they suffer from some form of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By 2030, this number is expected to rise even higher, to approximately 67 million sufferers. Arthritis pain can be debilitating, … Read More

Page 1 of 612345...Last »
Select an Option
x