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Study points to possible trigger of chronic fatigue symptoms, offering hope of new therapies

Most people aren't worn out by simple daily tasks requiring little exertion. But those with chronic fatigue syndrome might be exhausted by a walk across the room.

Epigastric hernia: Causes, repair, and recovery

What is an epigastric hernia? Learn about the causes of an epigastric hernia, the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and what to expect from surgery.

New drug target could change chronic pain medication

New research identifies a novel target for potential new medication for chronic and pathologic pain. The study finds a new pain receptor and mechanism.

Sever's disease: Symptoms, risk factors, and treatment

What is Sever’s disease and who does it affect? In this article learn about the causes, recovery, and possible recurrence of Sever’s disease.

Radiculopathy: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Radiculopathy describes a nerve being pinched by the spine. Learn about the causes of this painful condition, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.

New form of CBT may help with chronic pain management

Research investigates the effect of a new form of CBT called acceptance and commitment therapy on the outcomes of people living with chronic pain.

Torn meniscus: Causes, symptoms, and recovery

Torn meniscus is perhaps the most common type of knee injury. Learn about the causes of this cartilage tear, the symptoms, and how it is treated.

Peroneal tendonitis: Causes, treatment, and recovery

Peroneal tendonitis affects the tendons, and can make movement difficult and painful. Learn about the causes, treatments, and outlook for this condition.

Clinical trial looks at tramadol for opioid withdrawal

A randomized clinical trial published by JAMA Psychiatry compared tramadol extended-release with clonidine and buprenorphine for the management of opioid withdrawal symptoms in patients with opioid...

Study reveals new insights into rare chronic pain condition

People suffering from chronic pain often find their condition distracting and debilitating, but new research reveals that some might in fact be paying less, rather than more, attention to the source...

Controlled temperature change inside ear can prevent migraines

The application of gentle cooling and warming currents inside the ear canal can provide relief for migraine sufferers, new research at the University of Kent has helped show.

Fifteen possible causes of abdominal pain

What is abdominal pain, what are the causes, and what are the symptoms? Are some causes more serious than others? When should medical attention be sought?

Why do chili peppers give us the hiccups?

From the Carolina Reaper to the newly discovered Dragon's Breath, chili peppers are getting hotter. Find out what happens when the chili hiccups strike.

Colorado tick fever: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention

What is Colorado tick fever and what are its causes? Learn how Colorado tick fever is diagnosed and how ticks can be removed safely.

What makes eyes itch?

Summer is here, and allergies are rearing their ugly heads, causing many an itchy eye. Find out what happens in your eye to bring you such distress.

Dry socket: Symptoms, risk factors, and treatment

Dry socket is a complication which may occur after having a tooth extracted. Learn how it is diagnosed, how to manage symptoms, and how to prevent it.

Yoga can cause musculoskeletal pain

Yoga is often practiced to alleviate pain, but a new study finds that the rate of injury caused by yoga is almost 10 times higher than previous reports.

Reactive arthritis: Symptoms, risk factors, and treatment

Reactive arthritis is a painful type of inflammation that can occur in the legs and back. Find out about the symptoms and how to treat this condition.

Study shows why acupuncture might work

A new study looks at two different acupuncture techniques in an attempt to explain why it might work and why acupuncture trials have had mixed results.

At-risk chronic pain patients taper opioids successfully with psychological tools

Psychological support and new coping skills are helping patients at high risk of developing chronic pain and long-term, high-dose opioid use taper their opioids and rebuild their lives with...

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