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“My Toe Hurts!”: What You Need To Know About Gout

Experiencing extreme pain and burning in your joints may lead you to believe that you have arthritis. But what you may have specifically is...

Peripheral Neuropathies: What is Guillain-Barre Syndrome?

Guillain-Barre Syndrome, also referred to as GBS, can cause paralysis of multiple parts of the body, along with incredible weakness and pain. Often referred...

Symptoms, Treatments And Causes Of Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy is a condition with multiple symptoms, which is caused by an array of other conditions.It is usually caused by trauma to the...

Hot and Cold Therapy to Ease Muscle Pain

When you were a child, pain relief was probably pretty simple when you got injured. A bump on the head or a scraped knee...

What Is Your Pain Style?

If you recognize yourself in one (or more) of these five types, read on for advice on how to break unhelpful old habits and...

What to Know About Chronic Pain and Suicide Risk

September 10 Is World Suicide Prevention DayKate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, two high-profile celebrities who killed themselves earlier this year, are just the tip...

Peripheral Neuropathies: Shingles

Shingles is a painful condition that often follows chickenpox, decades later.Shingles, also called Herpes Zoster,"zoster", or "zona", is a condition that causes numerous painful side...

Back to the Basics: A Guide to Preventing Back Pain

An everything-you-need-to-know guide to preventing back pain. It's easy to take your back for granted, until it hurts. That's when it dawns on you, once...

I Have Cancer: Now What Do I Do?

When a diagnosis of cancer hits home, it may be hard to figure out how to keep your composure and what to expect. Follow...

Peripheral Neuropathies: Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

Charcot Marie Tooth Disease is a devastating, inherited disease, but life with CMT doesn't have to be grim.Charcot Marie Tooth Syndrome is a series...

Why Is My Pain Worse at Night?

Why is my pain worse at night? Tips for a good night's sleep.Pain worse at night Most people who experience chronic pain report worse symptoms...

Fibromyalgia: It’s Not Just All in Your Head

Once dismissed as an all in your head condition, research is finally shedding light on this disorder.WHAT IS IT? Fibromyalgia (pronounced fie-bro-my-AL-ja) is a chronic...

Ask the Experts: What Is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy?

With RSD, an injury heals but the pain rages on.WHAT IS IT? Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), a.k.a. complex regional pain syndrome, is nerve pain that...

5 Myths and Facts Linked to Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a crucial way of treating pain that occurs due to injuries and underlying illnesses; however, most people fail to take its...

Fibromyalgia Associated With Premature Brain Aging

Fibromyalgia is a disease that causes widespread muscle and joint pain and can be categorized as either a musculoskeletal disease or psychological disorder. The...

5 Tips to Ease Your PMS Symptoms

For most of us ladies, PMS is a monthly evil that rears its ugly head for about a week and wrecks just about everything...