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  • Types of Pain Management

    Each patient’s cause of pain dictates a different form of pain management. There are several pain management techniques that could relieve your pain and your doctor will know which one will work best for you.

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  • When You Have Arthritis

    Rachel Carr, in her book Listen to Your Inner Self, tells of her survival of unremitting pain and depression from arthritis that began in her teens. A spinal injury, supposedly the result of a childhood accident, caused spinal nerve pressure that was eventually diagnosed as osteoarthritis. Treatment with large doses of aspirin for symptomatic relief of pain caused internal bleeding.

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  • Patellar-Femoral Syndrome

    Pain in the front of the knee between the kneecap and thighbone is commonly seen in adolescents and young adults. The crunching or grating that patients feel and hear in their knees is a result of significant wearing.

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  • Growth Plate Inflammation

    Occurring most commonly in fourteen- to sixteen-year-olds who are athletic, growth plate inflammation (Osgood-Schlatter disease) is characterized by warmth, reddening, and pain on the growth plate at the top front part of the shinbone where the kneecap tendon attaches to hold the kneecap in place.

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  • Pain Management for Cancer Pain

    Cancer pain can be debilitating and pain management treatments should be started as soon as possible so you are comfortable. The pain can develop as the tumor grows, because of medications or treatment and can occur after you have gone into remission.

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  • Fibromyalgia and Climate

    If you ask a fibromyalgia sufferer if weather can trigger painful episodes some will give you a resounding yes. There have also been studies performed in 1981 and 2002 that may suggest that climate can in fact affect this condition.

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  • What is Morton’s Neuroma?

    Morton′s Neuroma is a painful foot disorder that causes discomfort on the bottom or ball of the foot. You can expect to feel the pain at the bottom of the foot in between the third and fourth toes.

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  • Hamstring Strain

    The hamstrings, or muscles along the back of the thigh, extend the hip joint and flex the knee joint. They smooth the movement of these joints, but they rebel from performing their duties when an unusual load is placed on them.

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  • Tendonitis

    Tendons, cords, or tissue that connect muscles to the bone, transfer the action of the muscle to it. But when tendons are overused, they respond with inflammation. Pain, redness, and swelling occur. This tendonitis, or inflammation of the tendons, usually results from overuse. Too much stress on a poorly conditioned tendon may be the culprit.

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  • Tips to Relieve Chronic Back Pain

    Do you know what is causing your chronic back pain? You may not realize it but some of the things you do on a daily basis might be causing you unnecessary back pain. Read the tips below to help you keep your back healthy and pain free.

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