Beyond Opioids: New guidelines offer safest ways to control pain

Beyond Opioids: New guidelines offer safest ways to control pain

By Cleveland Clinic’s Chronic Conditions Team In the past, if you had minor surgery or an injury your doctor would…

Osteoarthrosis can’t be reversed, but symptoms can be effectively managed

Osteoarthrosis can’t be reversed, but symptoms can be effectively managed

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother, 70, has osteoarthritis and was prescribed medication to help with the pain.…

Specialists in pain management help patients cope with chronic pain

Specialists in pain management help patients cope with chronic pain

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve had persistent headaches for about six months. Medication sometimes helps, but not always,…

Critical Questions to Ask Your Pain Specialist

Critical Questions to Ask Your Pain Specialist

The following questions and answers were provided by John V. Prunskis, MD, FIPP, medical director at the Illinois Pain Institute…

Alternatives to Hurting

Alternatives to Hurting

Hypnosis and reflexology gain footing for pain control By Nancy Maes Pictured above: Sarah Preusker, Board-Certified Reflexologist.  Photo by JC Paz Photography  …

Reefer to the Rescue

Reefer to the Rescue

Medical cannabis presents new treatment options for pain management By Erika Napoletano Medical marijuana advocates are not just blowing smoke.…

Snow Shoveling 101

Snow Shoveling 101

Freshly fallen snow can seem peaceful and gorgeous. Heavier wet snow is great for building snowmen and having snowball fights.…