Pain Management and Chronic Pain - Causes

Cheryl Trent

Chronic body aches and pain can be torturous and debilitating. For some, there is only so much pain they can handle. However, for Cheryl Trent, pain was part of her life for over a decade. Here is how she was able to get her life back.

Achy Feet? Orthotics Just Might Send That Pain Walking

Learn how over-the-counter or custom orthotics (such as shoe inserts or braces) may give your feet the support they need.

What You Need to Know About Chronic Pain Syndrome

Are aches your constant companion? You’re not alone. Learn more about coping with chronic pain.

The Multiple Challenges Of Multiple Sclerosis

As chronic diseases go, multiple sclerosis is one of the most difficult to predict, understand, and treat. Rarely are two cases alike, but therapies can help prevent relapses and worsening of many symptoms.

Comedian Matt Iseman Doesn’t Let RA Stifle His Laughter

Rheumatoid arthritis doesn't define this funny guy. Learn how Matt is continuing to follow his dreams.

Get the Facts About Frozen Shoulder

Shoulder pain shouldn't be ignored, especially if it limits your arm's mobility. Here's what you need to know.

Link Between Digestive Diseases and Migraines?

Studies shed light on the possibility that your migraines are connected to digestive disorders.

Frozen Shoulder From Diabetes? How to Treat It

Nearly 20 percent of individuals with diabetes are affected by the painful, vexing condition adhesive capsulitis or frozen shoulder. Here's how to handle it.

Deal With the Dreaded Airplane Headache

While the logistics of air travel can be a pain in the neck, for some, flying can literally be a pain in the head.

Back Pain: The Hereditary Factor

Good posture may not be enough to save you from back pain. As it turns out, the physical condition of your back is far more dependent on genes than lifestyle.

Have RA: Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Infection

Rheumatoid arthritis can increase your chances of infection, especially if you're taking certain medications. Here's how to protect yourself.

Are You at Risk for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

Rates of this condition have doubled since the 1970s. Some risk factors, like smoking, can be controlled; others, like age and genetics, cannot.

How to Treat 5 Different Types of Migraines

Understanding what you're experiencing can help you find the appropriate treatment.

How to Overcome Lupus Fog

For some, the most difficult part of coping with lupus is the way it hinders the ability to concentrate and focus.

Back Stiffness: 7 Ways to Loosen Up

Do you often wake up with an aching back? Use these techniques to limber up.

Your Guide to Juvenile Arthritis

Arthritis doesn’t just affect adults. Many children have this chronic condition, too.

What Migraine Stage Are You Experiencing?

Learn the different stages of migraines and how you can better manage them.

The Weather: A Tricky Migraine Trigger

While you can’t control Mother Nature, you can take charge of your weather-related migraines.

Could the Graston Technique Provide Relief?

This treatment option enables doctors to effectively target scar tissue that may be causing pain or limiting range of motion.

The Link Between Sugar and Osteoarthritis

Curb your sweet tooth, and you just may notice an improvement in your symptoms.

Knee Replacement: Your Pressing Questions, Answered

How long in the hospital? How long until recovered? How do they actually replace a knee? Get straightforward answers to these and other questions.

Feng Shui Your Way to a Better Mood

Making small, inexpensive changes to your personal environment can go a long way toward improving your quality of life.

Arthritis Is Not Just for the Elderly

It's important to know arthritis can strike at any age because early treatment is key.

Prepare for and Manage Post-Surgical Pain

Some pain is to be expected, but some of the best doctor advice on how to handle it will come as a surprise.

Living With Invisible Pain

You look well. What are the challenges when you feel anything but on the inside?

Why Does His Lower Back Hurt?

Back pain affects nearly everyone at some point. And for men there are some particular causes and solutions.

Ow! Fix Your Muscle Spasm

Why do these bursts of pain occur? How can you prevent them and address them quickly when they come on?

Avoid Gout: Best and Worst Foods and Meds

Find out what helps and what hurts when it comes to preventing gout.

Everyday Aches or Diagnosed Chronic Pain?

The rigors of daily living make the occasional ache commonplace. But when have you crossed the line to chronic pain?

8 Lupus Myths Debunked

Don't get bogged down in the fallacies about lupus. Get the facts here.
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