The best back pain treatments are non-drug approaches such as acupuncture and therapeutic massage. Here’s how to get your insurer to pay for them.
If your legs feel like dead weight when you wake up at night, it can be scary. Here’s are the four most-likely causes of this unusual symptom.
Yes, you want relief, but many popular OTC painkillers can have dangerous—little-known—side effects. Read this before popping that pill…
QI’m 55 and recently started having back problems. My mom had osteoporosis starting in her 50s. Could my back pain be due to osteoporosis? AWhile there are many possible causes of back pain, you may want to get your spine checked for tiny fractures. About one out of every five postmenopausal women has these vertebral
Sufentanil (Dsuvia), a newly FDA-approved opioid, is 1,000 times more potent than morphine. Do the risks outweigh the benefits?
Don’t assume you know the cause of wrist pain or ignore it if it comes and goes. Without care, the condition can become permanent.
Thoracic outlet syndrome can cause pain or numbness in your neck, shoulder, arm or hand. Learn how this tricky condition is diagnosed and treated…
Cannabinoid drugs help with pain, but not by lowering pain intensity. Instead, they make pain less unpleasant and more tolerable.
Why are doctors so attached to their opioids when there are safer, effective options available? Know your options, says Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner.
The opioid epidemic is raging. But for some people with intractable pain, these powerful drugs can be appropriate. How to use them safely…
Recent research says you can improve chronic low-back pain just by doing fun video-game exercises at home. Get the details here…
If you’re in pain, you expect your doctor to help you get relief. But a new survey shows that doctors’ judgments about you can get in the way…
The right medical marijuana formulation can treat chronic pain and other conditions. Find out what to look for.
Don’t let knee pain or back pain stop you from getting the exercise that will help you feel better. Do these exercises instead.
Don’t get fooled! Whiplash isn’t a diagnosis…it’s a mechanism of injury. Learn the real source of whiplash-related pain and how to get lasting relief.
A little-known alternative treatment called the Feldenkrais Method helps relieve chronic pain without medication. Find out how it can help you…
If you have repetitive strain injury, arthritis or simply weak hands, here’s how you can help yourself in the kitchen.
What if the simple act of holding your partner’s hand could bring him or her pain relief? Personal experience led one researcher to see if it could.
If your chronic pain is diagnosed through an MRI, you have at least a 90% chance of being misdiagnosed. Five reasons why doctors keep getting it wrong.