Pain relief

Hand pain causes

Work never leaves us. If we consider living away from our work place and plan to stay in a place where people would not disturb us, we just can’t avoid work saying “I don’t want to do that”. Our organs need to work anyhow; physically or mentally. Even while we are doing mental work, our […]

Topical pain relievers

A topical pain reliever is a product that is designed to bring pain relief to medical conditions such as sore muscles and arthritis. These pain relievers are also regularly referred to as analgesics and can be purchased over the counter. Many patients use topical pain relievers in addition to ibuprofen and other medications that help […]

Myofascial release

Myofascial release may be something that you’ve never heard of; it is a type of soft tissue therapy used to release tension from certain parts of the body and to realign the body. Let’s break down the word myofascial, then you will better understand how this type of therapy got its name. “Myo” means muscle […]

Epidural steroid injection

Any woman who has had at least one child knows exactly what an epidural—and chances are good that her husband also knows of the procedure. An epidural occurs during the beginning stages of a normal childbirth procedure. It is the process of shooting an anesthetic into a certain spot on a woman’s spine so that […]

Natural muscle relaxants

When people have sore muscles, a headache, or any other type of such nuisances, the first relief they often think of is pain medication. More and more, people are interested in and discovering new ways to relieve this pain that have nothing to do with taking an over-the-counter or prescribed medication. In fact, these natural […]

Muscle pain relief

Muscle pain is something that everyone will experience at times during the course of ones lifetime. Various injuries and illnesses can cause the muscles to ache and be painful. When one exercises it increases the demand for oxygen to the muscle which in turn can cause an accumulation of lactic acid build up in the […]

Moist heat therapy

Moist heat therapy is a popular procedure that is used as a pain relief technique. The therapy can work to get rid of constant aches and pains that would normally require medication to be treated. This is a treatment method that should be practiced on a daily basis for optimal results but it really is […]

Tramadol HCL

Tramadol is a pain relief medication that has neurological effects which result in pain relief throughout the body. This pain killer is not a narcotic so it can be used for extensive treatment without the possible of Tramadol usage growing into a drug addiction. This is one of the stronger pain killers that is not […]

Sciatica pain relief

Sciatica refers to pain that is caused due to pressure on the sciatic nerve often caused by a herniated or ruptured disc. This nerve rises from nerve roots at the end of the spinal cord. The pain usually radiates down the lower back and buttocks to the legs and feet. Pain is accompanied by weakness, […]

Diabetic nerve pain

Diabetes can cause a lot of unwanted symptoms and side effects. Nerve pain is just one of the problems that may be dealt with by a diabetic patient. Nerve pain is also referred to as neuropathy. Neuropathy can cause pain, tingling, burning and numbness in the hands and feet of patients. The patient may also […]

Acupuncture treatment for back pain

If you are someone who has to deal with chronic back pain, then you probably know how hard it is to get affective treatment that works on a regular basis without having to rely on long term drugs or surgical options. However, there has been some research that has found that acupuncture treatment for back […]

Sublingual morphine

Dealing with pain is a very difficult experience, as many people cannot understand what you are going through and the common over the counter (OTC) medications really don’t pass muster. Sure, you can try Ibuprofen (Motrin), Naproxen Sodium, or Tylenol, but let’s be honest, they don’t have anything on major pain. If you have ever […]

Chronic pain management

Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts or grows worse over a long period of time. Chronic pain usually signals that there is a severe problem within the body. It may be caused by an injury or by illness. Chronic pain needs to be managed as it is very unpleasant and can affect you […]

Microcurrent machine

Microcurrent machines may seem new but when researched, we find that they have been used since the early 1900′s. These machines and other electromagnetic therapies were used until 1934, when an uninformed physician decided that the future of medicine was in medication and surgery. Furthermore, the future of medicine was not in this type of […]

Herniated disc treatment

If you experience severe back pain problems, it is possible you could be suffering from a herniated disc. You may not know what this is, but a disc becomes herniated when a section of the central portion of the spine bulges out past the intervertebral disc via a tear or other problem. Often there is […]

Interferential stimulator

You may have heard of interferential stimulators but wondered what it is or how it could positively impact your life. An interferential stimulator is often confused with a TENS machine, and while they are similar, they are certainly not the same thing. An interferential stimulator relies on an interferential current. An interferential current is distinguished […]

Neuropathy treatment

A neuropathy treatment may not be the same for every patient. Some doctors prefer one method to another and in some cases the underlying cause will affect which treatment is best for the individual. Regardless of the treatment chosen, proper diagnosis and prompt treatment of the neuropathy and the underlying cause is important as it […]

TENS machine

If you experience chronic pain you have probably heard of the TENS machine, and if you haven’t you will want to! In some situations pain killers and other chronic pain management therapies just are not an option or they do not work as they should. In these cases the patient is looking for some other […]

Left side chest pain

The various aches and pains that you can feel in your body are collectively frightening, especially if you are not a doctor, nurse, emergency medical technician or other experienced medical professional. Many of the normal aches and pains you feel could be the result of either a simple problem or a life threatening condition. To […]

Peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that is as painful as it is difficult to pronounce. Many people, especially middle-aged adults and the elderly, suffer from this condition and although it has a variety of symptoms and causes, the condition is equally painful to all. At first, and most commonly, the condition manifests itself as a […]

Back pain medications

There are many different medications that can be used to treat back pain. The first medications that we will discuss today are the over the counter medications which include Tylenol, Advil, Motrin, and Aleve. Tylenol or Acetaminophen is one of the most common over the counter pain relievers and is used for all types of […]

Trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia is a medical condition that causes mild to severe pains in the face. More often than not, this condition affects women rather than men and typically it is seen in women older than 50 years of age. It may sound strange, but the feeling of severe pain shooting through the face is the […]

Sciatica treatment

Sciatica is the term that is usually associated with what is numbness, tingling, burning, pain, and weakness that starts in the low back or buttock and travels down the back of one leg to the heel or the foot or even into the toes. This pain or tingling travels down the path of the sciatic […]

Chronic pain treatment

There are some people living with pain so unbearable that you would have a hard time imagining what it feels like. Some of these people spend every single day of their lives in agony, without any hope for a cure. Most of us can find relief in over the counter pain medications, such as aspirin […]

Migraine headaches

Migraine headaches are one of the most severe form of headache that affects a large portion of the population today. Migraine headaches affect up to as many as 18% of women and 7% of men. Migraines can range from lasting less than one hour to up to 3 days. Migraines usually start in children, teens […]

Lower abdominal pain

If you are suffering from lower abdominal pain then you may be having a lot of problems functioning because this type of pain can be greatly debilitating. However, it is almost impossible for you to diagnose this type of pain without going to a doctor because there are so many factors involved in lower abdominal […]

Arthritis symptoms and pain relief

Arthritis has long been a major health issue, affecting millions each year. In general, arthritis affects people who are between 20 and 50 years of age; however, it can occur at any age — even in infancy. Typically, arthritis sets in when a person is approximately 47, and an average of three out of five […]