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How to Halt Lower Back Pain With Exercise
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How to Halt Lower Back Pain With Exercise

Mitchell Yass | February 21, 2024

It sounds counterintuitive, but exercise—strength training, in particular—is one of the best ways to alleviate joint pain. Why? Because in…

New Ways to Fight Migraine
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New Ways to Fight Migraine

Brian M. Grosberg, MD | February 4, 2024

Researchers still are trying to unravel the mystery of the intense form of head pain known as migraine. If you…

TLC for Chronic Wounds
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TLC for Chronic Wounds

Robert Kirsner, MD, PhD | February 3, 2024

For 7 million Americans, chronic, hard-to-heal wounds are a big problem. Chronic wounds are those that haven’t healed completely in…

Knee Arthritis: Questioning the Standard of Care
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Knee Arthritis: Questioning the Standard of Care

Chris Iliades, MD | February 2, 2024

If you have pain and stiffness in your knees that isn’t caused by a recent injury, you may have knee…

Give Foot Pain the Boot
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Give Foot Pain the Boot

Johanna S. Younger, DPM | January 18, 2024

Virtually all of us experience foot pain at some point in our lives. Feet are like car tires—but unlike tires,…

Tummy Troubles
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Tummy Troubles

Brijen J. Shah, MD | December 4, 2023

We all get bellyaches, but stomach pain comes in many different forms. It can be occasional or daily, a minor…

You Don’t Have to Live with Chronic Pain
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You Don’t Have to Live with Chronic Pain

Tara-lin Hollins, MD | December 1, 2023

America has a pain problem. A National Institutes of Health study revealed that ­Americans are more likely to develop chronic…

Prep Your Joints for the Chilly Weather

Prep Your Joints for the Chilly Weather

Michael M. Kheir, MD | November 7, 2023

It’s not in your head—many people with arthritis, chronic joint pain or joint injuries experience increased pain in their hips,…

Painkillers Can Make Infections Last Longer

Painkillers Can Make Infections Last Longer

Daniel Barreda, PhD | October 8, 2023

Opting to run a mild fever rather than control it with painkillers likely reduces the time it takes for your…

5 Strategies to Protect Your Back

5 Strategies to Protect Your Back

Mara Vucich, MD | September 8, 2023

Back problems are incredibly common, striking people of all ages. There are a multitude of causes of back pain, from…

The Best Rx: Take a Walk

The Best Rx: Take a Walk

Joyce Shulman | July 19, 2023

Hippocrates is known for commanding, “Do no harm.” But the ancient Greek physician also wisely proclaimed, “Walking is man’s best…

That Bump On the Head

That Bump On the Head

Christine Greiss, DO | July 17, 2023

Odds are it has happened to you. You wake in the middle of the night and have to use the…

The Pain Gap
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The Pain Gap

Monica Mallampalli, PhD, MSc | July 4, 2023

More than one in five U.S. adults live with chronic pain, defined as unrelenting pain that lasts longer than three…

When to Go to the Emergency Room
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When to Go to the Emergency Room

Jay Itzkowitz, MD, MBA, FACEP | July 3, 2023

When you have an unexpected illness or injury, you have a variety of options: your doctor’s office, a walk-in medical…

What’s Really Causing Your Muscle Pain—Sarah Hiner talks to Laurie Steelsmith, ND, LAc

What’s Really Causing Your Muscle Pain—Sarah Hiner talks to Laurie Steelsmith, ND, LAc

Laurie Steelsmith, ND, LAc | February 24, 2021

If nothing seems to relieve your pain, your body’s fascia may hold the solution. Naturopathic physician Laurie Steelsmith, ND, joins Sarah Hiner to explain.