Tag Archives: pain relief
A new drug shows to be a safer alternative to morphine and less addictive. The study was conducted on rats where researchers compared variants of the neurochemical endomorphin to traditional morphine. Effectiveness and side effects were measured in each variant.… Read More
There are natural ways to manage arthritis pain, and good reasons to avoid the drugs.
My doctor sent me to a rheumatologist because of the bad arthritis in my hands. Years on a computer keyboard can be tough on joints!… Read More
A new study found that back pain patients seek out pain relief before mobility. When back pain patients were asked whether they would want a treatment to ease discomfort or a treatment to help them walk or stand, the majority… Read More
A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine revealed a link between tai chi and improved physical capacity among seniors with certain chronic conditions. The findings showed improvement among those with breast cancer, heart failure, osteoarthritis and chronic obstructive… Read More
It’s a pain that runs from your lower back, through your buttocks and down the back of your leg. It hurts to sit, it’s uncomfortable to lie down, and it seems stretching doesn’t help. That pain you’re experiencing is an… Read More
The 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… Read More
Have 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… Read More
Over 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… Read More
Are 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… Read More
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.… Read More
Approximately 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,… Read More
If you suffer from arthritis, reaching for pain killers or anti-inflammatory medication may be the only thing on your mind when it comes to a pain or inflammation flare-up. But what if you could access natural pain relief without any… Read More