Handicap Parking Permits: How to Get One
If you’re disabled or have a chronic illness, you might qualify for a handicap parking permit.
Olecranon Bursitis (Popeye Elbow) - Topic Overview
What is olecranon bursitis?Bursitis is an inflammation of small sacs of fluid (bursae) that help joints move smoothly. Olecranon bursitis, which affects the olecranon bursa at the back of the elbow, is sometimes called Popeye elbow. This is because the bump that develops at the back of the elbow looks like the cartoon character Popeye's elbow.What causes olecranon bursitis?There are three general
Pain in a spinal cord injury (SCI) can be complicated and confusing. There are different types of pain,and they are often described in different ways. You may feel pain where you have feeling. But you may also feel pain in an area where otherwise you have no feeling. The pain may be severe at some times. But at other times it may disappear or bother you only a little. The most common type ...
Elbow Pain: Other Causes of Pain - Topic Overview
Occasionally a problem elsewhere in the body can cause pain in the arm or elbow. These may include: A neck problem,such as a pinched nerve in the neck. A shoulder problem,such as arthritis in the shoulder. A wrist problem,such as carpal tunnel syndrome. A heart problem,such as angina pectoris. A tumor or bone cyst near the elbow or in the arm. ...
WebMD explains what heel spurs are, how they happen, and the symptoms and treatments.
WebMD explains the symptoms, causes, and treatments of piriformis syndrome.
Chronic Pain - Exams and Tests
Many exams and tests are used to evaluate chronic pain. An initial assessment includes: A detailed medical history. Your health professional will ask you about your general medical history, past illnesses, and overall health. He or she will ask you questi
Pain Management - Frequently Asked Questions
Learning about pain: What are the different types of pain? What is chronic pain? Getting treatment: How is pain treated? What medicines can I take? What are the side effects of medicines? Should I use complementary medicine? How do I control cancer pain? Living with pain: How do I know if my pain is worse? When should I call my doctor? Where can I find support? ...
Tricyclic Antidepressants for Chronic Pain
Drug details for Tricyclic antidepressants for chronic pain.
Pain Management - Knowing When Pain Is Worse
WebMD shows how to know if your pain is getting worse and how to keep track of it.ebMD shows how to know if your pain is getting worse and how to keep track of it.