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Taking CBD Oil for RA

CBD oil comes from the cannabis plant, and it's an increasingly popular alternative treatment for people with chronic pain from RA.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Can Thyroid Conditions Cause Chronic Pain?

As many as 80 percent of thyroid patients experience muscle pain. These are the medical and natural approaches you can try for pain management.

By Mary Shomon

Chronic Pain During Pregnancy: What You Should Know

Whether you had a chronic pain condition before pregnant or pregnancy itself has brought on new pain, these tips can help you manage it.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

10 Natural Ways to Relieve Your Back Pain

Before you request a prescription for your back pain, consider asking your doctor about these natural remedies.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Acupuncture for Veterans: Treatment Increasingly Common at VA Facilities

Veterans in need of relief for chronic pain increasingly are finding acupuncture available as a treatment option throughout the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

By Karen Gaudette Brewer

30 Days of CBD Oil for RA Pain

Our resident “try it” guy, Emil DeAndreis, took CBD oil for 30-days to see if it would help his rheumatoid arthritis pain. Find out what happened.

By Emil DeAndreis

Seeing a Pain Specialist for RA

Treating rheumatoid arthritis doesn’t begin and stop with a rheumatologist. A pain specialist is also an important part of your care team.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Advice For Postpartum Pain Relief

Wondering about pain relief after childbirth? Learn the treatment options available and how the opioid epidemic is affecting treatment guidelines.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Best Treatments for Chronic Foot Pain

If your foot pain is more than soreness from normal wear and tear, it’s time to create a treatment plan. Here's what you need to know.

By Celeste Cooper, RN

Do You Have Opioid-Use Disorder?

Now that opioid-use disorder is a recognized mental health disorder, find out if you fit these 11 criteria and learn how to get help.

By Stephanie Stephens