The medical term for the collarbone is the clavicle. Pain in the clavicle can be due to a variety of causes, some of which are more serious than others.
Learn how to re-align and strengthen your ankles and knees with these simple exercises and videos to ease the pain, improve balance and strength, and to avoid injury.
Many herbs have anti-inflammatory properties, which make them effective back pain remedies. All of these herbal remedies offer plausible alternative therapies. Some of these herbs may be used along with regular prescription medicines after making sure that the herbs do not interact with other meds.
Fully illustrated, body-friendly design of the Floor Desk, plus videos to get rid of RSI (repetitive strain injury) from too much sitting on chairs during daily computer use.
Learn about the causes and types of lower back pain, and about what treatments and tips you can follow to reduce your pain and find some relief.
There are many issues you may experience with your nose. One common problem is the inside of the nostril hurting. So, why does the inside of your nose hurt and what can you do about it?
How do you tell the difference between a migraine and another kind of headache, and what should you do about it? Find out here.
Gastric Sleeve is a surgical procedure for those with morbid obesity. This article describes the process from pre-op through post-op. I want to provide facts, as well as my perspective as a patient.
Research is currently divided; the link between chronic pain and vitamin D is not yet proven. However, chronic pain sufferers who are deficient in vitamin D may benefit from supplements.
You've been working at the computer. You go to move the mouse, and your hand starts to twitch and cramp. You wonder if these might be symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Or, at least, that's a thought that pops in your mind. You just wonder why...
A reasonable alternative to spinal surgery for disc disease is epidural injections. These injections are administered in an attempt to delay the need for surgery.
Information on the risk factors and causes of ice pick headaches including steps to follow for treating them.
PENS, or percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, is a pain management technique that combines the benefits of acupuncture with electrotherapy.
What is xiphoid process pain? This condition refers to pain experienced in the xiphoid process area, which is located in the lower part of the sternum.
A headache, known by the medical term cephalalgia, is pain located in the head or neck area, but not all headaches are created equal. There are several different types of headaches, but this article will focus on tension-type headaches and the effects of stress.
Dropping caffeine can create some nasty side effects. Here is a firsthand account of my experience (complete with headaches and withdrawals!).
Pain in the heel, especially when standing after sleep, can be eased by stretching the calf muscles, achilles and plantar fascia.
This article discusses what migraines are, the science behind how they occur, as well as what triggers them.
This my experience with ocular migraines. I realize now that I had had them for at least a year before I saw a doctor for the problem. I still have them, although not as often, and it's okay.
Do you think work stress is the cause of your migraine? If you work in a place with a lot of fluorescent lighting, the lights could be the blame for your headaches, not just your workload.
Back and neck pain may in part be caused by your driving habits. Simple adjustments to the seat in your car as well as your posture can help. Also: learn how to use gravity iversion to ease the pain.
When done regularly lovemaking can relieve back pain, but the circumstances must be just right. In my observation while treating back pain, patients who report relief are usually young adults diagnosed with nonspecific back pain.
Anyone can suddenly experience inner thigh pain. It lasts anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours. Pain varies in intensity and character. It may be felt as a stabbing pain over the affected area
Millions of people live with chronic pain due to arthritis every day. This article discusses some of the most common and effective medications used for arthritic pain relief.
These past few days, I have been experiencing pain in my left side. Although the pain is tolerable, I am still wondering what causes it. Before visiting my physician, I have done some research
If your joints pop and crack with each step you take, there is nothing to worry about unless you are experiencing pain.
Neuropathic pain is chronic pain that is due to injury or disease of the somatosensory nervous system.
There are 3 types of Peripheral Neuropathy and each affects different parts of the body and its functions. This hub will outline each type, the symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
The author reviews several topical anti-inflammatory products, including Penetrex, Voltaren, Biofreeze, and Sombra. Learn how these products are different, and which might be best for you.
Portable TENS units use electronic pulses to relax muscles and reduce pain. This is my experience using an electronic pulse massager to manage my back pain.
Learn how to improve your posture and walking style to get rid of unnecessary and self induced back ache. Now you can become more centred, balanced, energy efficient and graceful for a pain free back.
For as long as I can remember, my mom has suffered from migraine attacks. It has taken her a lifetime to identify some of the triggers that cause the attacks. One of these is aspartame, an artificial sweetener found in over six thousand food and beverage products in the US alone.
Your neck and shoulder pain may be the result of tension—or it may be caused by a serious disk problem. You need effective and safe measures to help relieve the pain.