Top 6 Things to Know About Chronic Joint Pain

In a way, the news about chronic joint pain is like the condition itself: It never seems to go away. We just reported here, for example, on the about-face over the use of antidepressants to treat chronic joint pain and there seems to be no end to the roller coaster science attempting to resolve this critical health issue. To help, we've boiled down the rhetoric to the top 6 things that truly matter: Anyone can...

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Joint Pain News Update

Sometimes, we have to pay close attention to the news regarding joint pain issues and remedies because they can change quickly. The latest case in point is an online article published by the Mayo Clinic on Sept. 7, 2019 which touted antidepressants as "Another weapon against chronic pain." Among the conditions for which relief may be expected are arthritis, low back pain, and pelvic pain. The story included thes...

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Chronic Joint Pain While Caring for Pets

Unfortunately, we do not have a choice as to when we develop chronic joint pain or when it becomes so debilitating that we cannot perform simple, everyday tasks. Few people are more aware of this precarious situation than pet owners, who must care for their dogs and cats despite intense chronic joint pain. Pet care while suffering from chronic joint pain is a big problem. Recent statistics show that: The U.S. h...

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Pointing the Finger at Pain

Of the 360 joints in the human body that may be susceptible to chronic pain, none may be less discussed than the finger joints. And that's perplexing, because while we can get along somewhat while suffering from shoulder or knee pain, finger pain prevents us from doing many of the vital small tasks that are required each day. With chronic finger pain, we may have difficulty tying our shoes, opening a jar, or eve...

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