Pain Management

The best methods of management for conditions with chronic pain, such as fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, back pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, TMJ disorder, and foot pain.

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11 Myths of Ankylosing Spondylitis Explained

It is not rare. It is not just a man’s disease. And it is certainly not just back pain. We’re setting the record straight.

By Charis Hill

Have Back Pain With Rheumatoid Arthritis?

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis and also experience lower back pain, here's what you should know and what you can do to ease the pain.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Do You Really Need to Treat Gout?

Get to know potential complications that can arise without lifestyle adaptions or medical treatment of this sometimes debilitating condition.

By Malaika Hill

Racial Disparities in Pain Management Are Easing

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor conducted a study to determine if racial disparities in pain management have changed, including disparities in prescription opioid treatment.

By Diane Domina

Cluster Headache Advocate Says Speak Out, Take Part

Aaron Wiseman took part in Headache on the Hill in 2017 with his wife, Stefanie Garcia, his caregiver during his cluster headache episodes. Learn about his advocacy this day and beyond.

By Erin L. Boyle

Rare Disease Advocate Encourages Advocating for Your Disease

Candace H. Lerman is the 1 in 10 Americans with a rare disease. Learn how she’s brought attention to her condition through advocating in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill.

By Erin L. Boyle

Study Adds to Concerns About Pain Reliever Use During Pregnancy

Research has shown that long-term use of the pain reliever acetaminophen during pregnancy may be associated with an increased risk for neurodevelopmental problems like attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD...

By Diane Domina

Learning Self-Defense When You Live With Chronic Pain

Living with a chronic illness and pain may affect our ability to resist a potential attack. So how can we tailor self-defense to our unique needs? Here are some tips.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Putting Off Exercise Due to Your Fibromyalgia? 10 Recovery Tips

Yes, fibromyalgia can intensify post-workout pain. Here’s how to prevent and manage soreness so you can keep after your strength and flexibility goals.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Packing a Migraine 'Go Bag'

Take care to pack these essentials for a migraine-related trip to the ER so you’re not caught unprepared.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley