Beyond Opioids: The Future of Pain Management

Hits:1975 Pain News VN-Pain

A three-day weekend spent jumping and dancing on Labor Day 2014 had left her with a neck injury – specifically the cervical spine – that was possibly an exacerbation of an unrecognized mountain biking injury earlier that year. To make...

Read more

Gout - Definition, Diagnosis and Treatment

Hits:3715 Other Musculoskeletal Pain VnPain

Gout is a term used to refer to a group of disease states caused by tissue deposition of monosodium urate due to prolonged hyperuricemia. Clinical manifestations of gout include acute and chronic arthritis, soft tissue inflammation, tophus formation, gouty nephropathy...

Read more

How Our Stuff Might Be Making Us Sicker- Pain News

Hits:1567 Pain News VN-Pain

Donna Gregory Burch Lately I’ve been wondering if our material possessions could play a role in our fibromyalgia symptoms. My ruminating started a few months ago when the KonMari craze was at its peak. My YouTube feed was flooded with...

Read more

My Passion for Distraction- Pain News

Hits:1473 Pain News VN-Pain

By Cynthia Toussaint I’ve been using distraction as my #1 painkiller for 34 years without knowing it. Now that I’ve come to  understand the power of intuitive healing, I want to shout it to the world. After getting CRPS from...

Read more

FDA Approves Biologic Drug to Treat Several Forms of Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis and Plaque Psoriasis- Pain News

Hits:1432 Pain News VN-Pain

By Staff People who suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis and Plaque Psoriasis just got some good news:  A new drug called Erelzi just received FDA approval to help manage and treat these disorders. Erelzi (etanercept-szzs) is administered...

Read more

Children and Pain: Acupuncture Provides Pain Relief for Kids with Chronic Conditions- Pain News

Hits:1573 Pain News VN-Pain

By Staff Acupuncture appears to be an effective pain management tool for children who have chronic medical conditions, according to a study published by Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. The study found that a significant portion of children who have chronic care...

Read more