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Why Your Joints Are Stiff in the Morning

Contrary to popular belief, stiff joints in the morning are not just a sign of getting older. Here’s what you need to know about it.

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Driving Tips to Keep Your Back Comfortable

Now is the time to search for the most comfortable vehicle for your sore back.

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Common Drugs That Are Abused

Did you know that over-the-counter drugs like antihistamines and cough medicine could lead to addiction? Here are common medications that can cause problems. Read more.

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Finding a Back-Pain-Friendly Car

Whether you’re a passenger or a driver, riding in a car can increase your low back pain. Here are tips for choosing a car that’s right for your back. Read more.

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When You Live with Someone in Pain

Living with someone who has chronic pain can be very difficult. Here are tips to help you improve your relationship.

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How to Reduce Summer Chronic Pain

Chronic pain during the hot summer can be particularly tedious. Here are seven ways to help you navigate the next few months.

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Wardrobe Choices That Can Boost Pain

Many items in your closet could actually be the culprit behind your chronic, nagging pain. See which fashion pieces are big no-nos. Read more.

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Is Knee Surgery Worth the Risk?

Mild osteoarthritis of the knee may be more than just a nuisance, but is it worth having arthroscopic surgery?

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When Constipation Is Worse than the Pain

Constipation may plague chronic pain sufferers from time to time. Consider these tips for getting your bowels moving.

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5 Solutions to Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

You shouldn’t have to suffer with back pain during one of the special times of your life. Here are some pregnancy-safe remedies.