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What causes bladder pain?

What causes bladder pain?

Bladder problems can cause pain in the middle of the lower abdomen, including while urinating. There are several different causes of bladder pain, including infections and inflammatory disorders. The bladder sits in the center of the pelvis. If a person feels pain in the lower right or left abdomen, it is less likely to relate […]

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4 Exercises for a Better Back

4 Exercises for a Better Back

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News TUESDAY, Jan. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — To strengthen your back — the most commonly injured part of the body — it’s important to condition both the muscles in it and the ones that support it, notably the abs. Here are four moves to boost back fitness: […]

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Pinched Nerve

Pinched Nerve

Source: Getty Images What is a pinched nerve? A “pinched nerve” is the name given to the uncomfortable sensation, pain, or numbness caused when increased pressure leads to irritation or damage to a peripheral nerve. (A peripheral nerve is one that is outside the brain and spinal cord.) Although this condition is often associated with […]

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Life in Space May Take Toll on Spinal Muscles

Life in Space May Take Toll on Spinal Muscles

Latest Chronic Pain News TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Astronauts tend to complain of back pain after returning to Earth. Now, researchers think they can explain that discomfort. Long stays in space can cause spinal muscles to shrink and become more fatty, they found. In some of those muscles, increased fat levels last […]

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Purdue Pharma Owners Lied About Dangers of OxyContin: Court Filing

Purdue Pharma Owners Lied About Dangers of OxyContin: Court Filing

The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma directed attempts to play down the dangers of the opioid painkiller, suggest previously undisclosed documents included in a court filing by the attorney general of Massachusetts. Latest Chronic Pain News The filing includes emails and other internal Purdue communications that mention the Sackler family. It’s the first […]

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What is the impact of back pain over time?

What is the impact of back pain over time?

Most people struggle with back pain at some point, and its effects on the quality of life can be far-reaching. A new study looks at the outcomes of different types of back pain over time in a representative cohort. How does back pain affect us? A new study investigates. Past research has shown that back […]

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Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection

Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection

A study finds that certain pain relievers may promote Clostridium difficile infection. The results may help improve the management of the condition and its symptoms. Clostridium difficile infection is relatively common and can be serious. Clostridium difficile, also called C. difficile or C. diff, is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the colon. This health […]

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients Get Short Shrift in ERs

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients Get Short Shrift in ERs

Latest Chronic Pain News THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) patients say they aren’t taken seriously when they arrive in hospital emergency rooms, a new study finds. It included 282 people with diagnosed CFS who completed an online questionnaire. Of those, only 59 percent had gone to the emergency […]