Featured Pain Management Articles
Unhealthy Western Diet May be Linked to Pain
More evidence that the unhealthy diet favored by people living in the west is linked to chronic pain and inflammation.
Can Maple Syrup Block Inflammation?
Canadian researchers have isolated a compound in maple syrup, quebecol, that shows both anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities.
More Evidence that Exercise Prevents Low Back Pain
Learn why regular exercise may be the most effective way to prevent low back pain. It can cut your risk of developing the problem in half.
Gout Diet: Foods to Eat (and Not Eat) with Gout
Is there really such a thing as a gout diet? Not really, but there are certain foods that can help prevent gout attacks. On the other hand, there are certain foods—namely those high in purines—that you should avoid. Learn what to eat and what not to eat for gout.
How Safe Is Your NSAID?
New FDA Warning on Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Raises Questions About How Safe Are NSAIDs.
MRI Study Shows Weight Loss of at Least 10% Protects Knees
Learn the results of a new MRI study about weight loss and knee pain. Losing at least 10 percent makes a significant difference.
Bursitis and Tendinitis Overview
Learn the causes and symptoms of two painful but very common inflammatory conditions: bursitis and tendinitis.
Got Pain? 5 Coping Strategies From Our Experts
This slide show introduces 5 skills that are worth developing to help deal with your pain: understanding, accepting, calming, balancing, and coping.
Migraines and Headaches Overview
Headaches and migraines have many causes. By knowing the symptoms, you can decide if you have a tension headache, cluster headache, or migraine headache.
Spinal Osteoarthritis (Spondylosis)
Spondylosis, or osteoarthritis that affects the spine, is generally caused by the aging process or wear and tear on the spine. Learn about what happens to your spine, as well as common symptoms of spondylosis.
Plantar Fasciitis Overview
Plantar fasciitis is inflammation in the plantar fascia ligament. It’s caused by an injury to the plantar fascia. Main symptoms of plantar fasciitis include pain and inflammation. Find out other key plantar fasciitis symptoms, and learn why you should seek treatment early.