Is Pain a Normal part of Aging?

Most people believe that pain is a natural part of the aging process. But that belief does not account for the pain - chronic or acute - that many of us experience early in life. After all, twenty-somethings experience pain, too, and they are just as concerned as a senior citizen about how to stop back pain.  Unfortunately, some myths are hard to dispel. One study reported by the National Institutes of Health sh...

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What to Know When Your Knee Locks Up

"Knee locking" is a fairly common joint ailment that inhibits the ability to move the knee in any direction. Knee locking affects many people each year who seek knee pain remedies so that they can continue with their normal activities. Knee locking is most commonly caused by some damage to the bone, cartilage, tendons, or ligaments that comprise the overall knee structure. Of these knee components, damage to th...

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10 Things You Should Know About Common Painkillers

If you are experiencing pain in the lower back, there are several options for lower back pain relief. These options include a lower back pain treatment by a professional therapist or one of many lower back pain relief products commonly known as "painkillers." Before you take a common painkiller as a severe lower back pain treatment, here are 10 important facts you should know: 1. Painkillers do not heal. And the...

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What does it feel like when nerves are healing?

Like death and taxes, we are assured that at some point in our lives we will experience either acute or chronic pain due to suffering from one of the more than 100 types of nerve damage. This pain is due to swelling and inflammation to the joints as the nerve pathways become blocked and unable to transmit the steady electrical impulses needed for normal functioning. When most people experience pain in the back, ...

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