Acute Pain Directory
Acute pain is sudden onset of pain. Treatments for acute pain usually focus on treating the condition that has caused the pain. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how acute pain is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
An Overview of Headache Treatments
Headache treatment depends on headache type and cause. WebMD tells you more.
Geriatric Headaches - New Onset Headaches in Elderly
Older persons have fewer headaches than younger ones, but here are many causes of new-onset headaches in the elderly, some of which can be particularly worrisome. Learn about them here.
Migraine Headache Phases & Symptoms
WebMD explains the warning signs of a migraine - and the aftermath.
When to Seek Medical Care for a Migraine or Headache
WebMD tells you when to seek medical care for your migraine headache.
Avoiding Back Pain During Housework
Follow these five simple rules to protect your back while you do housework.
Managing Back Pain at Night
Is back pain keeping you awake? Try these seven tips for sound sleep.
Help for Lower Back Pain
New treatments are improving the outlook for back pain sufferers.
Back Pain: Medication and Addiction
Narcotic addiction is a risk, especially for chronic pain treatment, but the larger problem may be untreated pain.
Slideshows & Images
Nerve Pain Explained
See nerve pain symptoms, causes, and treatment options. WebMD shows you tips for dealing with the tingling and numbness that may be caused by neuropathy.
Slideshow: Nerve Pain Explained
Surprising Reasons You're in Pain
Phones, wallets, sandals, babies, your sofa – even favorite foods - are overlooked causes of pain. Pictures illustrate these pain triggers and smarter habits to avoid the pain.
10 Daily Habits to Lessen Chronic Pain