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.
Minimize opioids after surgery so you recover faster with less pain (and no risk for addiction) with these approaches.
The way you react to your loved one’s pain can make it worse for him or her and erode your relationship. Here’s how to stop the vicious cycle.
Taking opioids with certain anti-anxiety drugs can be deadly. Addiction specialist Dr. Erin Zerbo explains how to protect yourself when taking both.
When you’re prescribed a drug, you expect it to help–not hurt you. Certain medications, however, can lead to painful neuropathy. Read on for details…
Move over Tylenol and Advil. There are natural pain relievers that work just as well…
Most people stand and walk with their feet too close together. Fix your stance and gait, and reverse chronic pain—in your back, hip, knee and more.
If your doctor says you have spinal stenosis but nothing seems to help, the real culprit could be “pseudo-stenosis.” Read on.