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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...

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...

Fibromyalgia Acting Up? Don’t Blame the Weather

It's not uncommon for people with fibromyalgia to say the weather aggravates their symptoms. Fibro typically brings significant pain, fatigue, and tenderness at specific...

Less Painful Days with More Restful Nights

A sleep study shows the effectiveness of a longer night's rest to increase pain tolerance. A good night's rest might be a lot more beneficial...

An Innovation to Applaud: Self-Expiring Medications

For many dealing with chronic pain, medication is a cornerstone. It may not totally control pain, but it helps.We all want the medications we...

Study: Multiple Sclerosis More Common in Black Women than White Women

A new study disputes the common belief that blacks have a lower risk of developing MS.The incidence of multiple sclerosis is higher in...

Study: Funding, Access to Care Needed for Rheumatoid Arthritis

The nonprofit Rheumatoid Patient Foundation recently released a white paper on the results of a survey of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, "Unmasking Rheumatoid Disease:...

Get Up & Move: Avoid Office Aches and Pains

You might want to sit down for this news. But don't. You see, numerous studies show that sitting for six hours or more a...

Help for Headaches: A New Migraine Patch & Acupuncture

Migraine medications have come a long way in recent years. But with more than 29.5 million Americans enduring the debilitating headaches, according to the National...

Researchers Discover A New Type of Chemotherapy

Scientists have discovered a new type of chemotherapy that locates a partner's gene and eradicates cancer cells.Scientists at the University of Alberta have discovered...

Report: Smoking Linked To Lower Back Pain

There are many causes of lower back pain, but new studies show that quitting smoking can dramatically decrease the pain.Back pain is a condition...

PainPod #1: The Meningitis Outbreak of October 2012

Pain Resource Presents "PainPod" (PodCast) #1: The Meningitis Outbreak of October 2012 with Jon Brock and Dr. John Prunskis, M.D., F.I.P.P.Recently, the Centers for...

St. Jude’s Electronic Device Effectively Treats Chronic Migraines

A small, implanted device holds the power to reduce the intensity and frequency of migraines for many European patientsSt. Jude's Medical has been hard...

Technological Advances in Ankle Replacement Surgery

Hip and knee replacements total over three quarters of a million annually, but until now, ankle surgeries were rarely performed. Replacement techniques have changed...

Innovative Exo-Skeleton Gives Paraplegics A Chance To Walk Again

Paraplegics will soon have the ability to rise out of their wheelchairs and walk among the rest of us.With decades of research finally paying...

Black Mamba Venom Tied To Pain Relief

Researchers discover that venom from the one of the world's most poisonous snakes could offer pain relief comparable to morphine.The black mamba, considered one...