Inflammation, What Is It?
This article gives you basic information on what inflammation is and common symptoms associated with inflammation. It tells you what happens if a natural inflammatory response doesn’t get turned off, and how you can learn how to shut this process off naturally.How to Deal With Constant Pain
A person that has had pain for more than six months is said to have chronic pain. There are emotional aspects to having chronic pain on top of the physical ones. It can feel devastating and overwhelming, and a person with chronic pain may see their daily life and future as quite grim.Recent Advances in Pain Management Procedures and Medications
The management of moderate to severe chronic pain encompasses various modalities, including innovative drug therapy, targeted procedures, medication pumps and infusion systems. Many physicians choose medication as the first option for chronic pain management. Although morphine has been considered the medication of choice among patients suffering from debilitating pain, adverse side effects and drug dependency are serious considerations.The Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD) Procedure for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
For lumbar spinal stenosis one of the emerging technologies is MILD, which is short for minimally invasive lumbar decompression. This procedure is meant to be minimally invasive while at the same time offering a durable option for reducing pain.Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) Are Not As Benign As Previously Thought
Anti-inflammatory drugs are one of the first line treatments for patients with acute or even chronic pain. They are nonaddictive, cheap, and are typically well-tolerated in most individuals. Ten years ago, the American Geriatrics Society recommended nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for musculoskeletal pain.