Pain Management Slideshows
Signs Your Muscle Pain Is Something Else
- All About NSAIDs
NSAIDs are drugs that treat pain as well as fevers. Here’s what you should know about how NSAIDs work, possible side effects and risks, and alternatives if you can’t tolerate them.
- Why Does My Calf Muscle Hurt?
There’s a group of muscles on the back of each lower leg that doctors call "calf muscles." They play a key role in helping you walk and run. Learn the things that can make them hurt, from a minor sprain to more serious problems like deep vein thrombosis.
- Ergonomic Tips for a Home Office
Are you working at home? Find out how to set up a workspace to prevent stiffness, protect your muscles and joints, and avoid eyestrain.
- One-Move Fixes for Pain and Stress
A quick stretch, yoga pose, or on-the-spot exercise can help fix sudden aches from head to toe. Learn how to quash pain with just one move.
- Why Your Feet Hurt
You’re on your feet all day. It isn’t surprising that they hurt sometimes, considering how much work they do.
- Why Your Arm Hurts
Your arm hurts. Maybe you just slept on it wrong. But some causes are more serious, including heart issues. Find out what could be causing your arm pain.
- Guide to Overuse Injuries
Overuse injuries aren’t just from sports. Find out more about how to recognize these injuries and what to do about them.
- Why Does My Face Hurt? Reasons for Facial Pain
Your face helps you see, hear, taste and smell the world. But all those different tissues, nerves, blood vessels, and tiny muscles also can cause pain when something goes wrong. Learn more.
- All About CBD Oil
Cannabidiol oil: It’s made from marijuana and everyone seems to be talking about it. But what is it, and what does it really do?
- Visual Guide to Frozen Shoulder
It’s got nothing to do with cold weather. It means your shoulder is jammed up. WebMD guides you through the causes of frozen shoulder and what you can do about it.
- Foods That May Help With Muscle Cramps
One way to prevent muscle cramps is to get enough of these nutrients: potassium, sodium, calcium, and magnesium. They’re called electrolytes, and you can find them in these foods.
- Why Your Ankle Hurts
Many conditions and injuries can cause ankle pain. Find out more about what makes your ankles hurt.
- What You Should Know About Opioids
Dependence on opioids is a growing problem, but a lot of people take these medications without any issues. Here's what you need to know about how and when to use them.
- What’s Causing Your Leg Pain?
Your legs are an amazing collection of bones and muscles. But if something goes a bit wrong, they can hurt and make it hard to move around.
- Why Am I Cramping?
If you’ve ever had a cramp, you know it -- it’s a certain kind of pain. Find out more about them and what you can do to prevent them.
- What’s Wrong With My Shoulder?
Don’t take your shoulder for granted. It’s a versatile body part that allows an amazing range of motion. Click through to find out what can go wrong with it.
- Why Does My Body Ache?
Why does your body ache? Let us count the ways. Learn more about the different things that can make you achy.
- What Is Plantar Fasciitis?
If your heel hurts, this might be what’s behind it. Here’s what you can do to feel better.
- Ways to Treat Pain at Home
Some causes of sudden pain call for a doctor. But many times, you can do things at home to feel better.
- How to Manage Your Pain Through the Day
From exercise to diet, medicine to support groups, you can make everyday changes to ease chronic pain.
- Foods That Fight Pain
What you eat could make you feel better. Discover foods, nutrients, and spices that can help lessen inflammation and ease your aches.
- Is Your Work Hurting Your Health?
No matter what job you have, what you do for a living can affect how you feel. Learn how it can happen and what you can do to stop the pain.
- What to Do About 14 Common Aches and Pains
Many things that hurt can be treated with over-the-counter painkillers and rest, ice, compression, and elevation. When is it time to call the doctor?
- Brace Yourself: Do You Need To?
Find out when and how to use over-the-counter support braces.
- Slideshow: Chronic Pain Causes and Solutions
Do you hurt most of the time? You’re not alone. Our slideshow can help you understand what’s causing your chronic pain, and what you can do about it.
- Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Acupuncture
An ancient Chinese practice using ultra-thin needles may ease back pain and cancer treatments -- but may do nothing for other complaints. Our slideshow covers the truth about acupuncture.
- Ways to Relieve Back Pain
Don't suffer with lower back pain. See ways to get back pain relief, including back pain medication, lifestyle changes, and back pain surgery.
- The Worst Shoes for Your Feet
Stilettos, platforms, or flip-flops. … Which are the worst for your feet? Pictures show the hottest styles and show how damage and foot pain can happen.
- 8 Myths and Facts About Chronic Pain
See what's true and what's not about pain. Find out if weather affects pain, if rest is good for back pain, and the truth about pain medicine.
- 10 Daily Habits to Ease Chronic Pain
Get a handle on your chronic pain today – WebMD shows you 10 tips to get started.
- 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.