How do people in other countries deal with pain?

Americans enjoy the highest standard of healthcare of any nation in the world. The expertise of our providers, our amazing medical technology, and the access provided to most Americans has become the envy of many other countries. Despite all of our advances, however, the U.S. is still the world leader in the consumption of narcotics for the relief of pain: Last year, nearly 250 million prescriptions were written...

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What do pro athletes do for pain?

One of the best resources for the management of joint pain, especially lower back pain, are the athletes who play professional sports. After all, their livelihood depends on a healthy body, free from joint pain and lower back pain. Most athletes try to avoid non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), which have side effects and may even slow the repair of damaged cartilage, which is related to the ons...

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