Opiate Pain Relievers for Cancer Pain
Drug details for Narcotic painkillers.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Cause
Learn about carpal tunnel syndrome and what causes it.
Manual Therapy for Neck Pain - Topic Overview
Manual therapy includes: Massage,which applies pressure to the soft tissues of the body,such as the muscles. Mobilization,which uses slow,measured movements to twist,pull,or push bones and joints. Manipulation,which uses rapid,forceful movements to move the bones and joints. Chiropractors,osteopaths,massage therapists,and physical therapists sometimes use manual treatment. Manual ...
Chronic Pain - Topic Overview
What is reiki?Reiki means "universal life energy" and is an ancient healing method that manipulates energy flows in the body. Reiki practitioners believe there is an energy force in and around the body. They believe that reiki is a flow of energy between the reiki practitioner and the receiver of the treatment. It is thought that reiki releases energy flows and allows the body's own natural ...
Ice for Heel Pain - Topic Overview
Treating the first symptoms of plantar fasciitis with rest and ice can help prevent your heel pain from becoming long-lasting (chronic). This treatment is less successful after the problem has become chronic.Ice your heel when you have pain, to control the inflammation associated with overactivity or high stress on the plantar fascia. There are a number of ways to do this. Your doctor may have suggestions on what works best.Ice massage. You can use an ice cube, but it's easier to use an ice cup for ice massage. To make an ice cup, fill a small paper or foam cup about two-thirds full, and freeze it until it is solid.To use the ice cup, peel off the top of the cup so about 0.5 in. (1.3 cm) of ice is showing. The remaining part of the cup is for you to hold on to.Rub the ice in small circles all over the painful area. As the ice melts, it will drip, so put a small towel under the area you are icing.If the ice melts down so the cup is touching your skin, peel more of the cup off.Continue
Knee Problems and Injuries - Check Your Symptoms
Check your symptoms of knee problems and injuries.
Swelling - Frequently Asked Questions
Learning about physical therapy:What is physical therapy?Who can provide physical therapy?What happens at a physical therapy visit?Types of treatment:What kinds of treatment do physical therapists do?What is rehabilitation?Getting treatment:Do I need a prescription?Where can I go for physical therapy? ...
Groin Problems and Injuries - Check Your Symptoms
Check your symptoms of groin problems and injuries.
Preventing Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Wrist Care: Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Corticosteroids for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Drug details for Corticosteroids for carpal tunnel syndrome.