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  • Opioid Withdrawal Created: Monday, January 25, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Opioid withdrawal can cause many complications. How to stop taking opioids safely." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Learning to live with chronic pain is never easy. This can especially be true when that diagnosis is chronic nerve pain, a form that is notoriously difficult to treat." ite#if expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ...
  • What are Adjuvant Analgesics? Created: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    You have probably heard of adjuvant analgesics without realizing it. What adjuvant analgesics are, and how they are used to treat chronic pain.
  • Heat vs. Ice: Should I Use Heat or Ice for Pain? Created: Thursday, April 15, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Deciding whether to use heat or ice for pain can be confusing, so here is a simple guide to determine exactly what to do.
  • What is Disuse Atrophy? Created: Monday, February 08, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Disuse atrophy is another term for muscle atrophy, or muscle wasting. It occurs when a muscle is no longer as active as usual.
  • Diagnosing Chronic Pain Created: Saturday, December 20, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Diagnosing chronic pain can take months or even years. Your doctor will want to rule out other possible causes for your pain using several kinds of tests." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
  • Are All Pain Medications Analgesics? Created: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    A guide to the common types of analgesics. If you have chronic pain, chances are you are already taking one or more of these pain medicines.
  • What is TENS, and How Does it Work? Created: Thursday, March 26, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    What is TENS and how does it work? Many people find relief from their chronic pain by using TENS. Will TENS work for you?
  • How We Feel Pain Created: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Ever wonder how we feel pain? How does the signal get to your brain, and then back to the source so quickly? A look at how the nervous system carries, filters and interprets pain signals."
  • What Is Somatic Pain? Created: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
    What is somatic pain, and why does it occur? How somatic pain is sensed and how it can be treated.
  • What Does Nerve Pain Feel Like? Created: Monday, February 08, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
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  • Chronic Pelvic Pain Created: Sunday, July 26, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Chronic pelvic pain can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Common causes and symptoms of chronic pelvic pain, as well as treatments and advice for coping.
  • Chronic Nerve Pain Treatment Created: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013
    An overview of both medical and complimentary chronic nerve pain treatments.
  • Types of NSAIDs for Chronic Pain Created: Thursday, June 25, 2009 Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013
    NSAIDs are one of the most popular treatments for many types of chronic pain, including headaches, joint pain and muscle aches. Some of the most common types of NSAIDs for chronic pain and their us...
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) Created: Thursday, November 19, 2009 Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013
    RSD, also known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy or complex regional pain syndrome, is a disorder that causes swelling and tenderness in the hands and feet. Causes, symptoms and treatment of RSD.
  • Fibromyalgia Pain Created: Sunday, May 02, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Fibromyalgia is one of the lesser understood types of chronic pain. Learn about fibromyalgia pain, how it is diagnosed and how to treat it.
  • Common Chronic Pelvic Pain Treatments Created: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Treating chronic pelvic pain can be tricky, with so many potential causes. A guide to the most common chronic pelvic pain treatments.
  • Treating Pelvic Nerve Pain Created: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Treating pelvic nerve pain can be complicated, however often a combination of approaches does the trick. The most common treatments for pelvic nerve pain.
  • Commonly Used Pain Medication Created: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    What are the most commonly prescribed pain medications for your condition? A list of common pain medications, and how they are used.
  • NSAIDs for Chronic Pain Created: Sunday, June 21, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    NSAIDs are available both over-the-counter and in prescription form, and are one of the most popular ways to treat pain. All about NSAIDs for chronic pain: guidelines and precautions.
  • Opioids for Chronic Pain Created: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Opioids have long been used to treat pain, though their use in the treatment of chronic pain is sometimes controversial. What you should know about using opioids as pain medications.
  • Nerve Blocks For Chronic Pain Created: Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    A nerve block may be performed to diagnose or treat chronic nerve pain. An overview of the types of nerve blocks, and how they are performend.
  • Treating Chronic Headaches With Medications Created: Monday, April 13, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    With countless medications available, the choices for treating chronic headaches can be overwhelming. Descriptions of typical medications used to treat migraines, tension headaches and cluster head...
  • Prostate Pain Treatment Created: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Male pelvic pain is often caused by prostate problems. Treatments you can expect for different types of prostate pain.
  • Treating Women's Pelvic Pain Created: Saturday, August 29, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Women's pelvic pain can be difficult to diagnose and treat. What to expect when seeking treatment for women's pelvic pain.
  • Anti-Seizure Medications for Chronic Pain Created: Monday, July 06, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Though they are designed to prevent seizures, anticonvulsants are also used to treat certain types of chronic pain. The most commonly used anti seizure medication for pain, and their side effects.
  • Depression Medication for Chronic Pain Created: Sunday, July 05, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Wondering why your doctor prescribed depression medication for your chronic pain? Find out more about the types of depression medication used for chronic pain, and how they work.
  • Types of Opioids Used to Treat Chronic Pain Created: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Opioids are narcotic pain relievers that are often used to treat severe pain, though they may also be used to manage chronic pain. Types of opioids, their strengths and how and why they are used.
  • Do Cortisone Injections Work? Created: Sunday, November 22, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Many people rely on cortisone injections to decreased pain and increase movement. But do they really work?
  • Male Pelvic Pain Associated With Prostatitis Created: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Women aren't the only ones with chronic pelvic pain. Chronic pelvic pain associated with prostatitis affects men only. Symptoms and treatment of male pelvic pain associated with prostatitis.
  • Women's Pelvic Pain Created: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Women's pelvic pain is often caused by disorders in the reproductive organs. Conditions, symptoms and treatment of women's pelvic pain.
  • Will I Develop a Painkiller Addiction? Created: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Painkiller addiction is often in the news, but could it really happen to you? Criteria for painkiller addiction, and guidelines for reducing your risk.

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