Coping With Chronic Illness
Chronic illness affects all aspects of a person's life. WebMD provides tips for coping.
Shoulder SLAP Tear - Topic Overview
What is a shoulder SLAP tear? A SLAP tear is a specific kind of injury to your shoulder. It is a tear in the ring of firm tissue -- called the labrum -- around your shoulder socket. SLAP stands for "superior labrum, anterior to posterior." In other words, it is "the top part of the labrum, from the front to the back."
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 ...
Pain Management Terms
WebMD has put together a glossary of pain management terms and their definitions.
Pain Management and Physical Therapy
WebMD explores how physical therapy can help in pain management.
Stress Relaxation and Natural Pain Relief
Chronic pain is influenced by emotional and social factors which need to be addressed along with the physical causes of pain.
Cervical Disc Disease Treatment: Drugs That Can Help
Several different medications, from anti-inflammatory drugs to steroids, can help ease your neck pain while you heal from cervical disc disease.
Spinal Cord Injury and Pain
Spinal cord injuries can affect the major bundle of nerves carrying signals to and from the brain to the rest of the body. Learn more.
Clinical Trials for Pain Management
WebMD explores the necessity and usefulness of clinical trials for chronic pain management.
Vasculitis Pain Management
Learn about the symptoms and treatment of vasculitis pain from the experts at WebMD.