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Health Tip: Remedies for Sore Elbow

Latest Chronic Pain News (HealthDay News) — Elbow pain can keep you from a normal daily life, says Harvard Medical School. The school mentions these possible remedies for an aching elbow: Rest. Take a break from overusing the muscle group that may be behind elbow pain. Heat therapy. Heat can encourage healing by bringing blood […]

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Virtual Reality Can Bring Real-Life Pain

Virtual Reality Can Bring Real-Life Pain

Latest Chronic Pain News THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — From carpal tunnel to a stiff neck, too much time on the computer can cause a slew of health problems. But what if you ditch the keyboard and mouse for virtual reality? New research from Oregon State University in Corvallis showed that even stepping […]

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Nerve Stimulation Therapy Could Cut Fibromyalgia Pain

Nerve Stimulation Therapy Could Cut Fibromyalgia Pain

Latest Chronic Pain News By Elizabeth HeubeckHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — For people with the mysterious chronic pain condition fibromyalgia, researchers say nerve stimulation may offer some relief. In a recent study, use of TENS — transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation — during movement or activity was shown to significantly reduce pain […]

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Sciatica Exercises

Sciatica Exercises

Facts on sciatica exercises and stretches Certain exercises and stretches may provide some relief from sciatica pain. Sciatica describes the symptoms associated with inflammation of the sciatic nerve. These include pain in the low back radiating to the buttock or hip and then down the leg to the foot and toes. There may also be […]

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Gene Therapy May Be Long-Term Cure for Type of Hemophilia

Gene Therapy May Be Long-Term Cure for Type of Hemophilia

Latest Chronic Pain News By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A new gene therapy appears to serve as a functional cure for the most common type of hemophilia, early clinical trial results indicate. Patients who received the one-time intravenous therapy continue to have a more than 90% decrease in bleeding […]

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Don’t Believe Online Claims for Pot’s ‘Benefits’

Don’t Believe Online Claims for Pot’s ‘Benefits’

Latest Chronic Pain News THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A lot of the dope you read online about the benefits of marijiuana is just hooey, but it can influence attitudes and actions, researchers say. Looking at tens of thousands of pot-related posts on Twitter, researchers saw a lot of bogus health claims that […]

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3 Easy Deskside Stretches to Keep Muscle Pain at Bay

3 Easy Deskside Stretches to Keep Muscle Pain at Bay

Latest Chronic Pain News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you’re not taking regular breaks to move around during your workday, your muscles may rebel after being scrunched in your desk chair hour after hour. The rebellion might be felt in your neck, shoulders, back, hips and legs when […]

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Older Blood Safe as New Blood for Transfusions

Older Blood Safe as New Blood for Transfusions

Latest Chronic Pain News THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Transfusions with fresh red blood cells are not any better than older red blood cells at reducing the risk of organ failure or death in critically ill children, a new study says. The findings show that the standard practice of transfusions with older cells […]