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Pain Management Health Center

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  1. Many Chronic Pain Sufferers May Overuse OTC Meds

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with chronic pain ignore dosing instructions on over-the-counter pain medicines and put themselves at risk for an overdose, a new survey suggests. An overdose of these medicines can result in serious side effec

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  2. Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Losing a large amount of weight slows the loss of knee cartilage in obese people, a new study shows. Obesity is a major risk factor for knee osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that often leads to joint replacemen

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  3. Acupuncture May Ease Neck Pain Over Long Term

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two alternative therapies -- acupuncture and the Alexander technique -- appear equally beneficial for the long-term relief of chronic neck pain, new research reports. Both therapies involve educating patients in ways to

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  4. Ex-NFL Star Warns About Risks Posed by Painkillers

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- During his 12 seasons as a fullback with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 6-foot-1, 250-pound Mike Alstott was known as "The A-Train" -- a punishing runner and blocker and fan favorite. From 1996 to 2007, Alstott racked up an impres

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  5. Medical Marijuana Seems Safe for Chronic Pain

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Medical marijuana appears mostly safe for treating chronic pain, at least among people with some experience using the drug, a new study suggests. People who used pot to ease their pain didn't have an increased risk of

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  6. Chronic Pain Linked to ADHD

    Sept. 14, 2015 -- More than a third of people with ongoing "central pain" may also have ADHD, a small study suggests. Central pain stems from damage to the central nervous system -- the brain, brain stem and spinal cord. It differs from ongoing pain from bone or muscle conditions such as arthritis,

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  7. More People Getting Knees Replaced, at Younger Age

    By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Aging baby boomers are getting bum knees replaced at a greater rate, and at a younger age, than ever before, a new U.S. study confirms. The data, from the National Hospital Discharge Survey, shows that between 2000 and 201

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  8. Knee, Hip Replacements Linked to Heart Risks

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have total hip or knee replacement surgery face a greater risk for a heart attack during the first month following the procedure, a new study finds. The chances of a heart attack were more than eight times gre

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  9. This Many Million Adults May Have Pain Daily

    Aug. 11, 2015 -- A lot of U.S. adults are hurting every day, a new study shows. The report, which analyzes data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, says 25.3 million have daily pain. And 14.4 million have pain at the most severe level. "This report begins to answer calls for better natio

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  10. Your Favorite Music May Boost Post-Op Recovery

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mozart, Madonna or Eminem: Whatever your taste, music may help you recover from a surgery, according to a new review of data on the subject. "More than 51 million operations are performed every year in the U.S.," lead a

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