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Do ‘Cures’ for Knee Pain From Stem Cell Clinics Work?

Stem cell clinics are charging big money for knee arthritis "cures" and making extravagant claims about their therapies, a new study contends. A same-day injection for one knee costs thousands…

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Do Over-the-Counter Painkillers Alter Emotions, Reasoning?

Sure, an over-the-counter painkiller like Tylenol or Advil can help ease aches and pains, but could it mess with your thoughts and emotions, too? That's the finding from a new…

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Electrical Pulses May Ease Lower Back Pain

A new treatment that aims electrical pulses at irritated nerves around the spinal cord appears effective at relieving chronic lower back pain and sciatica, a preliminary study suggests. The minimally…

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Read more about the article Lady Gaga’s Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
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Lady Gaga’s Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight

Earlier this month, superstar Lady Gaga took to social media to announce that she has long struggled with fibromyalgia. The news has put the painful and poorly understood illness center…

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New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person

Women who live with chronic pain seek relief through all kinds of treatments, from acupuncture to physical therapy, medication to psychology. But in recent years, researchers have proven a multidisciplinary…

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Why I’m Talking About My Chronic Pain and Why You Should Too

As a physical therapist, my job is to assist my patients to move better, get stronger, and most often to reduce their pain. This is an important, gratifying, and yet…

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Health Tip: Symptoms That May Indicate Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is characterized by body aches and pains, and "tender points" that are painful to the touch. The chronicillness.co website mentions these other typical symptoms of fibromyalgia: Having difficulty sleeping.Feeling…

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