Trigger Point Injection for Pain Management
WebMD looks at how trigger point injection, or TPI, helps in pain management.
Pain Management and Bioelectric Therapy
Bioelectric therapy is used to manage chronic and acute pain. Learn more from WebMD.
Listen to Your Body
If you have fibromyalgia, it may be tougher to exercise. WebMD gives you tips on staying fit.
Pain Management and Nerve Blocks
Learn more from WebMD about the use of nerve blocks in pain management.
What to Know About Supplements for Pain
Many people take supplements to help relieve pain and other symptoms. But talk with your doctor first -- some can cause side effects or interfere with other meds.
When you have chronic pain, opioids, like hydrocodone or morphine, sometimes help. But these pain meds can have serious side effects.
Pain Management - Frequently Asked Questions
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Sickle Cell Crisis - Topic Overview
What is a sickle cell crisis?A sickle cell crisis is a painful episode that may begin suddenly in a person who has sickle cell disease.A sickle cell crisis occurs when sickle-shaped red blood cells clump together and block small blood vessels that carry blood to certain organs, muscles, and bones. This causes mild to severe pain. The pain can last from hours to days. Painful event and painful crisis are other terms used to describe these episodes. Some people who have sickle cell disease have many painful events, while others have few or none. The pain can happen in any part of the body. But the most common areas include the:Bones of the spine.Bones in the arms and legs.Chest.Abdomen.How is it treated?Treatment depends on the level of pain and how long it lasts. Sometimes, nonprescription, or over-the-counter, pain relievers such as ibuprofen can help. Other times, a person needs stronger pain relief medicine that is prescribed or given by a doctor. Some painful episodes may need IV
Objects in the Ear - Prevention
Tips to help prevent children from inserting objects into their ears.
Chronic Pain - What Happens
In some cases, chronic pain develops after an injury or illness. The pain continues even after you have recovered from the injury or illness. For example, many people who have had a limb amputated report feeling chronic pain in the missing limb.