Exercises that Strengthen Your Wrist

Weakness in the wrist can lead to a variety of problems. It can lead to tendon damage or carpal tunnel syndrome and can increase the severity of arthritis symptoms. Fortunately, there are many exercises one can do at home to …

The Global Fight Against Cancer Pain

Cancer causes one in eight deaths worldwide, with numbers rising every year. The American Cancer Society states that key factors in the rise of cancer death include a lack of access to information, prevention, early detection, and treatment, particularly in …

Obstacles to Pain Management Worldwide

Chronic pain is a global issue, affecting one in five adults worldwide. Despite its prevalence, chronic pain is not always treated adequately, or even necessarily addressed properly. Lack of proper communication about pain is a major barrier to treatment worldwide. …

Does Santa Claus Have Pain?

Admit it: even the best of us can get pretty me-me-me around this time of year. We spend so much time thinking of the gifts we need to buy and wrap (and the ones we’d like for ourselves), the cards …

Home Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The human hand and wrist consist of 27 bones. There is a small, empty space between the wrist (carpal) bones – this space is called the Carpal Tunnel. Several tendons and the median nerve, which controls movement and feeling in …