A medication routinely prescribed for arthritis appears to increase the risk of contracting the excruciatingly painful viral skin condition known as shingles, according to a team of German scientists.
Repetitive strain is a creeping threat for any 21st century computer user. Steady mouse clicking may seem innocent, but many computer users find that pain starts in their arm and eventually spreads to their wrist and shoulder.
Swiss doctors said on Sunday they had devised a smart microscopic technique that can fast-track diagnosis of people with osteoarthritis.
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Millions of people who suffer the agony of heel spurs and fallen arches may get relief from a revolutionary new form of shock therapy pioneered by a team of German researchers.
How come some people need pain killers even just to sit in a dentist’s chair? And how is it possible for rugby players to stay in the game even with a broken arm?
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A simple office procedure helped relieve stubborn heel pain, offering a new way to treat plantar fasciitis, the most common cause of heel pain, Italian researchers said on Monday.
Scientists have found a way to release the pain-relieving potential of one of the same proteins in the body activated by marijuana, according to a study released Sunday.
Hardly anyone lies voluntarily on a bed of nails or runs 40 kilometers without stopping. Fakirs and marathon runners can put the pain out of their minds.
The traditional Chinese form of exercise known as tai chi can help reduce pain and physical impairment in people who have knee arthritis, researchers said on Saturday.
Johnson & Johnson and Schering-Plough Corp.’s experimental inflammatory disease drug improved joint and skin symptoms in people with arthritis, who told researchers they also felt and functioned better with the medicine.