Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. It is a degenerative joint disease, meaning that it worsens over time.
If you look at a person who is receiving acupuncture treatment, he or she may look like a human pin cushion. It may look painful, but trust me it is not bad at all if done properly.
After 30 years of playing golf, I developed some pain in my left shoulder. To be honest, the pain was pretty annoying with a burning sensation. I suspected a heart problem with the shoulder pain because heart disease runs in my family. But after having an MRI, I discovered I had mild osteoarthritis (often called “wear-and-tear”), mild tendinosis (makes sense because one of the symptoms is burning) and mild bursitis.
The culprit behind Liam Neeson’s excruciating pain may come as a surprise to you. It was apparently caffeine.
Given that your dentist may at some point offer you a prescription for an opioid painkiller after a procedure, there are some things you should keep in mind before heading to your local pharmacy.
It is often difficult to separate fact from hype about the benefits of the latest “medical miracle,” and especially when it may be endorsed by celebrities. This is very true for cryotherapy – and specifically whole body cryotherapy (WBC) – which boasts a wide variety of well-known adherents. Many people swear it helps with everything from reducing muscle pain after strenuous workouts, firming sagging skin, losing weight and getting a mood boost.
Research continues to suggest that medical marijuana and CBD are effective in treating chronic pain as well as a variety of other conditions. These include sleep disorders, anxiety, chemotherapy-induced nausea and even seizure disorders. But recent studies suggest that cannabis may actually have the exact opposite effect when it comes to surgical and other acute pain.
A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 50 million Americans live with chronic pain. Pain is complicated, because it can be difficult to identify the source of it, treat it and live with it!
The mother in this article discusses her experience with having her teenage son’s wisdom teeth pulled. Before the procedure was even done, the dentist prescribed her son Percocet, an opioid.
Country music icon Willie Nelson has always been known as a marijuana smoker. But recently, the 86-year-old announced that he has given up smoking weed.
At 61-years-old, pop music icon Madonna is still touring. But unfortunately, she recently had to cancel the last North American show of her Madame X Tour due to what she described as “indescribable pain” that brought her to tears.
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