Are You Making Your Pain Worse?

If you suffer from chronic pain, it can be disabling and disrupt your life. Although it is difficult to treat chronic pain, the pain can be managed through a variety of methods. However, during the course of your pain treatment, …

Treating Arch Pain

Pain affecting the arches of the feet can be caused by a variety of conditions, including muscle strains, sprained ligaments, arthritis of the joints of the feet, stress fractures of the foot bones and plantar fasciitis. Arch pain can be …

Treatment Options for Menopause

Menopause, the natural cessation of a woman’s fertility, ovarian hormone production and menstruation, is a natural process that does not require medical treatment. However, if you are experiencing symptoms of menopause that are bothersome, such as hot flashes, mood swings, …

How Do I Talk To My Doctor About My Chronic Pain?

Talking to your doctor about chronic pain can be difficult. Chronic pain is extremely difficult to treat, and doctors who are not specialized in pain management may not always be patient with patients who are suffering from chronic pain conditions. …

What is the Pain Scale?

Pain scales are used to assess the amount of pain that a patient is experiencing in a medical setting, such as a clinic or a hospital emergency room. The main reason they are widely used is to aid in getting …