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Health Tip: Dealing with Tendinitis Pain

Health Tip: Dealing with Tendinitis Pain

(HealthDay News) — Tendinitis is an inflammation or irritation of a tendon. Immediately after injury, those with tendinitis should apply ice to the spot, says Mayo Clinic. Latest Chronic Pain News Icing the area for 15 to 20 minutes will numb pain and constrict blood vessels to reduce swelling. Icing should be done every four […]

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Relieving sciatica pain during pregnancy

Relieving sciatica pain during pregnancy

Sciatica is one cause of back pain during pregnancy. People can relieve the symptoms using stretches, gentle massage, and other remedies. Low back pain is one of the most common complaints during pregnancy, affecting more than two-thirds of women. Sciatica is pain that irritation of the sciatic nerve causes. The main symptom is shooting pain […]

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What causes pain in the testicles?

What causes pain in the testicles?

Testicular pain can have several causes, from infections to traumatic injuries. Sometimes, testicular pain can be a medical emergency. In this article, learn about the possible causes of testicular pain, as well as when to see a doctor. Epididymitis An infection such as epididymitis can cause testicular pain. Epididymitis is an infection of the epididymis, […]

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CBD Products Now Available at Hundreds of CVS Stores

CBD Products Now Available at Hundreds of CVS Stores

Creams, sprays and lotions infused with the nonintoxicating hemp component cannabidiol (CBD) are now being sold at more than 800 CVS stores in eight states. Latest Chronic Pain News The products will be sold in store aisles, according to a company spokesman, who added that the drugstore chain is not selling any supplements or food […]

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CBD for cancer: Everything you need to know

CBD for cancer: Everything you need to know

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of many cannabinoids in the cannabis plant gaining popularity in the world of natural medicine because it appears to offer the body many benefits. While there is some debate around the topic, some people suggest using CBD in the treatment of cancer. Although it is too early to make any […]

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What to know about MCL tears

What to know about MCL tears

A tear to the medial collateral ligament in the knee can cause pain, swelling, and a lack of stability in the knee. Treatment is usually with ice, a knee brace, and physical therapy. Surgery may be necessary in rare cases. The medial collateral ligament (MCL) connects the bones in the thigh and lower leg. The […]

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What causes upper stomach pain in the third trimester?

What causes upper stomach pain in the third trimester?

Many people experience pain in the upper part of their stomach or abdomen during pregnancy. This is usually nothing to worry about, but sometimes it might be necessary to see a doctor. The third trimester is notoriously difficult. From breathing through Braxton–Hicks contractions and wondering whether they are the real thing to stretching skin and […]

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Groundbreaking blood test detects fibromyalgia

Groundbreaking blood test detects fibromyalgia

New research finds an accurate way of diagnosing fibromyalgia and differentiating it from other related conditions. Using blood samples and innovative techniques, scientists have detected a “molecular fingerprint” that is unique to the condition. People with fibromyalgia experience pain in many areas of their body. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that affects 2–8 percent of […]

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ketoprofen

ketoprofen

What is ketoprofen, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Ketoprofen is an oral drug that belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Other members of this class include ibuprofen (Motrin), indomethacin (Indocin), naproxen (Aleve) and many others. These drugs are used for the management of mild to moderate pain, […]