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How to Reduce the Pain of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a rather widespread problem that affects a lot of people around the world. Men between the ages of 40 to 70 years are more prone to the foot pain caused by...

Peripheral Neuropathies: Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

Charcot Marie Tooth Disease is a devastating, inherited disease, but life with CMT doesn't have to be grim.Charcot Marie Tooth Syndrome is a series of neuropathic disorders that affect the nerves of the brain...

Ask the Experts: What Is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy?

With RSD, an injury heals but the pain rages on.WHAT IS IT? Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), a.k.a. complex regional pain syndrome, is nerve pain that persists and even gets worse long after an injury has...
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Cycling To Help With Arthritis

Doctors recommend cycling as an exercise treatment beneficial for patients with arthritis, and it may help with arthritis pain relief.Arthritis can hit anybody without warning regardless of age. It is very a very painful condition...
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10 Tips for Taking Care of a Loved One with Chronic Pain

When your loved ones are feeling the pain, they are simply not themselves. Follow these tips to help take the best care of them, without straining your relationship. 1) Keep communication open. Perhaps the most important...
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How to Develop Your Perfect Pain Plan

Our four-point program will have you feeling better fast.Elizabeth Brogan's pain problems started in the spring of 2000, when the horse she was riding stopped short before a jump, throwing her over the top...
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Seven Ways You Are (Unknowingly) Making Your Pain Worse

Sometimes it's the little things we do or don't do that sabotage our best efforts to avoid pain.When you have pain, the hurt can seem to have a mind of its own. It may...
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The Pain and Stress Connection: Control Both for Better Living

Pain feeds on stress. Stress feeds on pain. Break the vicious cycle by taming tension once and for all. Almost no one denies there's a link between pain and stress. Pain activates stress and stress...

Footwear Relieves Arthritic Knees

Flexible soles slow down knee osteoarthritisBy Margaret JaworskiRelief for knees swollen and stiff from osteoarthritis looks like a shoe-in. The results of a soon-to-be published study confirm that wearing footwear with flexible soles can...
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Sleeping With Chronic Pain

When dealing with chronic pain, sometimes sleep seems like it's out of the question, but it doesn't have to be.According to the National Sleep Foundation, 15% of all people experience sleep difficulty, but that...
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Technological Advances in Ankle Replacement Surgery

Hip and knee replacements total over three quarters of a million annually, but until now, ankle surgeries were rarely performed. Replacement techniques have changed dramatically in recent years and have given doctors new ways...
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How To Write An Effective Pain Journal

Writing a pain journal can help your doctor understand your pain and provide the best treatment. Seeing a doctor is the first step toward living life without pain. You may be on medications or other...
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Ask The Experts: Managing Pain With Neurodesctructive Therapy

Dr. Sunil Panchal, M.D. explains what Neurodestructive Therapy is, and how it nullifies pain signals.Q: I've read that neurodestructive techniques can manage pain. What are the pros and cons?The term neurodestructive sounds pretty scary....
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Ouch! Feeling Her Foot Pain

For 62-year-old Robin Bentz, just putting her foot on the ground and standing up had become excruciating. Early on, she thought the pain would just go away. It didn't. As a retired nurse, Bentz...
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A Pain in the Foot

One-third of Americans suffer foot-related pain. Do you?From head to toe, Americans are feeling pain. Now new research puts a twist on the old saying pain in the neck, pointing instead to the fact...