Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
How can a patient control their own chronic pain? WebMD looks at patient-controlled analgesia (PCA).
When you have chronic pain, opioids, like hydrocodone or morphine, sometimes help. But these pain meds can have serious side effects.
Opioid (Narcotic) Pain Medications
WebMD explains opioids, powerful painkillers, and how to use them safely.
WebMD looks at cervical radiculopathy, damage or disturbance of nerve function that causes pain in the upper body.
Pain Management: Chronic Pain and Depression
Chronic pain can lead to depression. WebMD tells you how to find help for this common mood disorder.
Depression and Pain Relief
WebMD explains chronic pain and its connection with depression and anxiety.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
WebMD looks at complex regional pain syndrome, a chronic pain condition in which high levels of nerve impulses are sent to an affected site. Learn about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
Pain Management: Central Pain Syndrome
WebMD looks at the causes, symptoms, and treatments for central pain syndrome, a dysfunction of the central nervous system.
Pain Management: Musculoskeletal Pain
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal pain.
Information on the causes of abdominal pain and when it's time to consult a doctor.