The feeling of physical pain can vary greatly -- mild, sharp, severe, dull. Learn the symptoms for different types of pain, so you can describe them to a doctor.
Anything from a bad mattress to stomach ulcers can cause chronic pain. While it may begin with an injury or illness, pain can develop a psychological dimension once the physical problem heals.
Certainly chest pain is not something to ignore. But you should know that it has many possible causes.
Burns differ in type and severity -- as does the pain. Click here for more about the symptoms and treatments of burn-related pain.
Pinched nerves can sometimes lead to other conditions such as peripheral neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, and tennis elbow. Early diagnosis can prevent damage read more. This link takes you to another site.
With today’s increasingly active society, the number of hand problems is increasing. Hand pain has a wide variety of specific causes and treatments.
Learn about carpal tunnel syndrome's causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Despite its durability, the hip joint isn't indestructible. With age and use, the cartilage can wear down or become damaged.
Neck and shoulder pain can be classified in many different ways. Learn how they are diagnosed and treated.
Arthritis that affects your “shock absorbers” is the cause of pain and disability in knee and hip joints that can lead to surgery. Click here.
Learn the symptoms, causes, and treatments of piriformis syndrome.
Learn the most common causes of low back pain, symptoms that may require urgent care, and more.
A car accident or any abrupt jerking motion to the head and neck -- and suddenly you have serious neck, shoulder, back pain. Standard X-rays of the neck may not show any injuries. Read more about whiplash.
When your rear or leg muscles worsen when sitting for a long period of time, climbing stairs, walking, or running -- it might be sciatica. Read up on this common problem.
Inflamed tissue, which surrounds the spinal cord -- caused by injury, infection, or other assaults -- can cause great disability and pain. Read more.
Phantom pain refers to the sensation of pain felt by patients who have had a limb amputated. Treatments are usually disappointing and do not provide relief. Read more about phantom limb pain.
Learn about compartment syndrome causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Although pelvic pain often refers to pain in the region of women's internal reproductive organs, pelvic pain can be present in either sex and can stem from multiple causes.
From sports injuries to fractures and arthritis, elbow pain has many causes. Learn about the common injuries and diseases that could be making your elbow hurt.