Patients struggling with chronic pain find it difficult to engage in exercises. Yet research shows that physical activities is one
Pain around the vagina, penis, anus, & buttock are often experienced by patients but seldom reported. Patients should know that
For chronic pain conditions, gabapentinoids (gabapentin & pregabalin) are often first-line treatments because of their effectiveness & safety. They bind
While spinal nerve impingement can cause shooting arm or leg pain, many patients have instead pain from nerve entrapments. Common
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services convened a panel of national experts in pain management which crafted a
The medical specialty of Pain treats chronic pain using interventions & interdisciplinary care.
Patients with fibromyalgia experience chronic, diffuse pain across the body, due to exquisitely sensitivity of the brain & spinal cord
Small sensory nerves throughout the body gather information & interact with the body directly. This nerve-body interface underlies many diseases.
Patients with pain often feel that pain causes more pain. Pain is persistent and many treatments that seem at first
Pain signals converge in the core of the brainstem where they deeply influence behavior. For checks & balances, the brainstem