Recent studies have shown that women, in particular, who consume low-fat or fat-free milk on a regular basis have an increased chance of delaying the onset of knee osteoarthritis. This is good news, as according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 26 million people in the […]
Managing chronic knee pain is not a simple task, but many people suffer from pain severe enough to restrict or limit daily activities. The knee and its system of nerves is complex, and many patients suffering from chronic pain are not necessarily candidates for surgical intervention. In some cases, […]
Osteoporosis is a serious chronic disease that affects approximately 55% of people in the U.S. over the age of 60. Many of these people may not know they have the disease until they suffer a fracture of some kind. The most common types of osteoporosis fractures in patients are […]
Osteoporosis is a common disease in people over the age of 55. It is estimated that approximately 1 in 3 women and 1 in 12 men suffer from osteoporosis, and the condition can begin as early as 25. Bone is live tissue, and bone building peaks by age 25. […]
Osteoporosis is a skeletal condition that occurs when the creation of new bone does not keep pace with the deterioration of old bone. This is a condition that develops with age, but osteoporosis can begin as early as 25 when peak bone density is reached. Low bone mass and […]
For patients suffering from chronic back pain, an injection of pain-blocking drugs or steroids in and around their spine can offer them long-lasting relief that other treatments cannot. A recent study published by Dr. Janna Friedly in the New England Journal of Medicine has suggested that epidural steroid injections may […]
When managing chronic pain, doctors and patients sometimes focus on the site of the pain first. This makes sense; sometimes it is necessary to get the pain under control before anything else can be done. But what if chronic pain is causing another condition? Or what if another condition […]
People suffering from chronic pain may also suffer from a serious side effect: hopelessness. After trying all kinds of pain relievers, including prescription narcotics, and feeling no relief, chronic pain patients often give up hope that they will ever feel better.
A new research study by a team of researchers […]
The kids are out of school, the dress code at work is a little more relaxed. Maybe your office moves to a 4-day workweek. Maybe you have a leisurely vacation planned or you have plenty of backyard barbeques and picnics on the calendar. You are especially looking forward to […]
Hip pain is a common type of pain suffered by many people in the U.S. The location of the pain can offer clues as to its cause as well as keys to its treatment.
The demographics of hip pain, including who has it and its economic impact, are changing with […]