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Health Tip: At Risk of a Sprained Ankle? December 02, 2016

Activities that raise your chances

Specially Designed Video Game Might Ease 'Phantom Limb' Pain December 02, 2016

Study finds exercising virtual limb cut pain by as much as half

Opioids No Better Than Ibuprofen for Pain After Car Crash: Study November 28, 2016

But more patients prescribed powerful painkillers were still taking them 6 weeks later

Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study November 14, 2016

Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report November 11, 2016

Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

New Spine Stimulation Device Provides Pain Relief November 09, 2016

High-frequency therapy helps block pain signals better than low-frequency treatments, study finds

Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer But Not Always Better November 07, 2016

Those treated in 1990s more likely to report pain and poor health as adults, researchers say

Surgery Not the Answer for Most Back Pain, Sports Doctor Says November 02, 2016

Physical therapy, heat and ice packs, injections may help

Researchers: We Found Area of Brain That Responds to Placebo October 28, 2016

Finding could lead to development of more personalized pain medication, scientists say

Doctors Try Brain-Training to Curb 'Phantom Limb Pain' October 27, 2016

Robotic technology offers insight into the post-amputation phenomenon

'Fake Pills' May Help Ease Back Pain October 20, 2016

Patients knew they were taking a placebo and still obtained relief, study finds

Health Tip: Need Pain Relief? October 13, 2016

OTC meds may be just what the doctor ordered

For Migraine Sufferers, Is a Chiropractor's Touch All in the Mind? October 11, 2016

Study participants who had sham treatment reported pain relief, too

A Guide to Coping With Corns and Calluses October 10, 2016

Common foot problem can be unsightly, painful and, for some people, dangerous, doctors say

Number of Americans With Severe Joint Pain Keeps Rising October 06, 2016

CDC tally estimates that close to 15 million people now live with this discomfort

DEA Puts Quota on Production of Opioid Painkillers October 05, 2016

These potent prescription drugs are helping to fuel addiction crisis in U.S.

Could Prescribed NSAID Painkillers Raise Heart Failure Risk? September 29, 2016

Study of millions of health records suggests an association, but can't prove cause-and-effect

Countless Opioid Pills Unused by Dental-Surgery Patients September 27, 2016

Surplus may contribute to the opioid abuse epidemic, researchers say

Even at Cancer Centers, Finding Relief for Pain Can Be Tough September 20, 2016

'Mystery shopper' study shows staff at 1 in 10 facilities gave people misinformation on palliative care services

Health Tip: Exercise a Painful Knee September 20, 2016

The right activity can help

Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse? September 15, 2016

Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

Most on Opioid Painkillers OK With Getting Overdose Antidote: Survey September 13, 2016

More than a third said it improved their drug-taking behavior

Play to Win When It Comes to Kids and Sports Pain September 10, 2016

Take injuries seriously, and if no improvement in a few days, see a doctor, specialist says

Health Tip: Traveling With Arthritis September 09, 2016

Suggestions to ease pain

Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds September 01, 2016

Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

Non-addictive Painkiller Shows Promise in Animal Trials August 30, 2016

But human studies have yet to be done

Health Tip: Work Through Chronic Pain August 25, 2016

Suggestions for what to do

Medical Marijuana's Pain Relief May Work Better for Men August 24, 2016

Study found male users reporting bigger benefits compared to women

Veterans' Painkiller Abuse Can Raise Odds for Heroin Use August 23, 2016

3 of 4 who tried the illicit drug had misused prescription painkillers first: study

Study Finds Links Between Chronic Pain, Depression in Couples August 16, 2016

Findings could lead to better diagnostic tests and treatments, researchers say

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Up Risk of ADHD in Kids August 15, 2016

But only association found, and researchers say women should still take the painkiller if needed

Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study August 10, 2016

Vast majority of patients used the meds short-term to ease their pain

Doctors Urged to Prescribe Lower Doses of Opioids, No Refills August 09, 2016

Researchers cite concerns about possible long-term use and addiction

Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports August 05, 2016

Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

Health Tip: Coping With a Toothache August 04, 2016

Suggestions to ease the pain

Health Tip: If You Have Pain in Your Shins August 02, 2016

Here's what might be causing it

New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain July 29, 2016

Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

Health Tip: Ease Arthritis Pain With Warm Water July 27, 2016

Here's how

Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hip? July 25, 2016

Signs that your hip may be affected

Pain Raises Risk of Opioid Addiction July 22, 2016

Men and younger people had higher odds of painkiller abuse, study found

Health Tip: Easing Bunions July 21, 2016

Change your footwear

Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug July 20, 2016

Painkillers are easier to prescribe than the drug that battles dependence on them, addiction specialist says

Alzheimer's May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain July 20, 2016

People with the disease, however, don't have higher tolerance for pain, study shows

Why Kicking the Opioid Habit Can Be So Tough July 20, 2016

Withdrawal, and the fear of chronic pain's return, keep some people dependent for years, addiction experts say

Nerve Zap Eased Rheumatoid Arthritis in Small Study July 12, 2016

Treatment worked some for patients who weren't responding to drugs

Common Surgeries Raise Risk for Opioid Dependence: Study July 11, 2016

Doctors should explore alternatives for pain relief, researcher says

Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds? July 06, 2016

In states with legal pot, pain prescriptions saw the greatest drop, study found

Health Tip: Recognizing Risk Factors for Plantar Fasciitis July 05, 2016

Signs you might be prone to it

Programs to Spot Painkiller Abuse Work, But Are Underused June 28, 2016

Study found monitoring program in Maine was only used by 56 percent of pharmacists

Giving OD Antidote to Those Using Powerful Painkillers Might Save Lives June 28, 2016

Finding supports naloxone prescriptions for patients taking opioids for chronic pain

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