Skip to content

    Pain Management Health Center

    News and Features Related to Pain Management

    1. How Acupuncture May Alter Perception of Pain

      Nov. 30, 2010 (Chicago) -- Acupuncture works directly on the brain to alter the way we process and perceive pain, preliminary research suggests. The 18-person study suggests that the ancient Chinese practice relieves pain, says study leader Nina Theysohn, MD, of the University Hospital in Essen, Ger

      Read Full Article
    2. Is Running Through Pain a Good Idea?

      Nov. 29, 2010 (Chicago) -- Contrary to what’s been taught, you can run through pain. So say researchers who used a 45-ton mobile MRI unit to follow runners for two months along a 2,800-mile course to study how their bodies responded to the high-stress conditions of an ultra-long-distance race. "The

      Read Full Article
    3. Darvon, Darvocet Banned

      Nov. 19, 2010 -- The FDA has at last banned Darvon, Darvocet, and other brand/generic drugs containing propoxyphene -- a safety-plagued painkiller from the 1950s. New proof of heart side effects, in studies of healthy people taking normal doses of the drug, prompted the FDA to act. An estimated 10 m

      Read Full Article
    4. FDA Approves Cymbalta for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

      Nov. 5, 2010 – A drug used to treat depression, anxiety, fibromyalgia, and diabetic neuropathy has been approved by the FDA for a new use -- to treat chronic musculoskeletal pain, including pain caused by osteoarthritis and chronic low back pain. The drug is sold under the brand name Cymbalta (dulox

      Read Full Article
    5. End-of-Life Pain Common, Study Finds

      Nov. 1, 2010 -- One quarter of all elderly people experience pain during the last two years of their life, and the percentage of people with pain increases to about 50% in the last four months of life. Arthritis was the No.1 predictor of pain, according to the study, which appears in the Annals of I

      Read Full Article
    6. Tylenol Recalled ... Again

      Oct. 19, 2010 -- Johnson & Johnson has recalled a Tylenol product because of a musty odor, the sixth in a string of product recall announcements dating back to November 2009. The odor is thought to be caused by a chemical -- 2,4,6-tribromoanisole or TBA -- leached into product packaging by wooden st

      Read Full Article
    7. Anxiety Plays Role in Pain After Surgery

      Oct. 19, 2010 -- Having the form of a gene associated with low sensitivity to pain may not automatically protect people from developing chronic pain after surgery, a new study suggests. "Even if you have the form of this gene that is thought to protect, it didn't protect from this kind of chronic pa

      Read Full Article
    8. Romantic Love Affects Your Brain Like a Drug

      Oct. 13, 2010 -- The euphoric “high” that accompanies the passion-filled, early days of romantic love is a common pop music theme, but is it just a metaphor or is love really like a drug? When researchers examined the question, they found that intense feelings of romantic love affect the brain in th

      Read Full Article
    9. Exercise Injuries Below the Belt

      Some long-distance runners constantly feel pain in their feet when they exercise. Soccer players might hear a loud pop in their knee, followed by swelling and joint instability. Still other athletes wonder why they always have nagging aches in their hip. Over and over again, sports medicine doctors

      Read Full Article
    10. Exercise Injuries to Your Arm

      Accidents are just that -- accidents. Anyone can fall onto an outstretched arm during a soccer skirmish or daredevil skateboarding maneuver and fracture the wrist. But sports and exercise injuries to the elbows, wrists and fingers often stem from overuse, faulty technique, or poor conditioning. That

      Read Full Article
    Displaying 131 - 140 of 350 Articles << Prev Page 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Next >>

    Today on WebMD

    pain in brain and nerves
    Top causes and how to find relief.
    knee exercise
    8 exercises for less knee pain.
     
    acupuncture needles in woman's back
    How it helps arthritis, migraines, and dental pain.
    chronic pain
    Get personalized tips to reduce discomfort.
     
    illustration of nerves in hand
    Slideshow
    lumbar spine
    Slideshow
     
    Woman opening window
    Slideshow
    Man holding handful of pills
    Video
     
    Woman shopping for vegetables
    Slideshow
    Sore feet with high heel shoes
    Slideshow
     
    acupuncture needles in woman's back
    Slideshow
    man with a migraine
    Slideshow