Featured Pain Management Articles
8 Things Never to Say to Someone with Chronic Pain
A writer with fibromyalgia and Lyme disease explains what not to say to a friend with chronic pain.
Living With Burning Pain: One Patient's CRPS Story
Living with the burning pain of CRPS isn't easy, but Margaret Twitty accepts her condition and finds joy in her personal relationships.
Numbers Don't Tell the Whole Story: Experts Say Better Pain Assessment Measures Needed
Accurately assessing and describing pain can be a complicated task. Two experts agree new tools should be used to more objectively measure a patient's pain.
Pain-free Following Bariatric Surgery. One Patient's Story
An overweight woman with type 2 diabetes can't lose weight and is unable to exercise due to osteoarthritis. Learn how bariatric surgery improved her health and relieved her pain.
Expert Tips for Maintaining Good Posture Throughout the Day
Two ergonomic experts give their tips for improving your posture in 5 daily scenarios.
Kathy Bates On Her Most Important Role
Multi-talented actress Kathy Bates on surviving cancer twice and her current struggle with lymphedema, a painful condition that often follows breast cancer surgery.
The Role of Acupuncture in Treating Chronic Pain
Acupuncture can be an effective alternative therapy for people suffering from chronic pain.
Prevent Opioid Poisonings at Home: How to Protect Young Children and Teens
A new report shows an alarming increase in hospitalizations for young children and teens due to accidental opioid poisoning. Learn how to keep your family safe from potentially dangerous medications in your home.
What You Need to Know About OTC Medication Dangers
Over-the-counter medications may be readily available but that doesn't mean they can't be harmful. Here's what you need to know to keep you safe.
Supplements for Pain: Some Patients Find Relief, But Don't Expect Miracles
Here's what you need to know about taking supplements for pain. Experts say the evidence is weak so don't expect miracles.
Managing Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis One Day at a Time
From diagnosis to daily life with chronic pain. One family's struggle with juvenile idiopathic arthritic (JIA).
Managing Kids’ Headaches: What Parents Should Know
If your child is missing out on school and fun because of headaches, here's what you need to know to help her manage the symptoms.
Sports Injuries and Chronic Pain: Cannabis Helps a Former Football Pro
Read a former NFL player's account of living with chronic pain and how using medical cannabis helped him turn his life around.
What You Should Know About SAD and Chronic Pain
Some studies suggest a link between seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and chronic Pain. Learn what you need to know.