Chronic pain: The ‘invisible’ disability

Chronic pain: The ‘invisible’ disability

By Laura Kiesel Harvard Health Blog Sometime back in 2010, a good friend of mine from college who had since…

Unexplained abdominal pain could be a pinched nerve

Unexplained abdominal pain could be a pinched nerve

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts  By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I have been struggling with a persistent pain…

Ask the Harvard Experts: Seeking relief for morning foot pain

Ask the Harvard Experts: Seeking relief for morning foot pain

The Medicine Cabinet By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: Every morning when I get up my right foot hurts so much…

How to banish aches and pains

How to banish aches and pains

Harvard Health Letter Is your back bothering you? Do your hamstrings hurt? Is your neck or shoulder sore? If so,…

Ask the Harvard Experts: Trapped nerves can happen in many sites

Ask the Harvard Experts: Trapped nerves can happen in many sites

By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: What is a trapped nerve? How does it happen? A: The term “trapped nerve” refers…

Health Mastery

Health Mastery

Pain: A Love Message from the Body of You By Kathleen Aharoni Dear Self: I would like to address your…

Where Does It Hurt?

Where Does It Hurt?

Untreated or mistreated chronic pain can lead to the pangs of depression By Morgan Lord When Bill Lipscomb, 60, was in…

Pinpointing cause of lower back pain first step toward relief

Pinpointing cause of lower back pain first step toward relief

Source: Harvard Health Letter Lower back pain is among the most common complaints of older age. The lumbar or lower…

When Everything Hurts

When Everything Hurts

Diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia are often elusive By Nancy Maes Diagnosing this disease isn’t easy. It usually takes years, following…

Critical Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Back Pain

Critical Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Back Pain

Questions compiled with Dr. Mark Hoover 1. Should I change my daily activities or exercise routine? 2. Are there positions or…