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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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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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Nerve Block Technique Might Help Chronic Back Pain

A procedure that uses radio waves to treat chronic low back pain provided long-lasting relief to a small group of patients, researchers report. Called intradiscal biacuplasty (IDB), the procedure uses…

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9 Questions to Ask About Postsurgical Pain Management

One of the best ways to ease anxiety about a major event, like surgery, is to plan ahead. Conversations about postsurgical pain management need to happen before your procedure, so…

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