Chronic Pain ConditionsInfo Center
How Walking Might Help Those on Dialysis
A home-based walking program could benefit patients on dialysis both physically and mentally, a new study found.
New Option for Opioid-Induced Constipation
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an oral tablet formulation for Relistor.
The Price of Complementary Health Approaches
Americans spent $30.2 billion on complementary health approaches in a year, according to a recent analysis.
A Pain Rx That Resists Abuse
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new opioid with abuse-deterrent properties.
Got Chronic Neck Pain? Stop Smoking Now!
It’s a well-known fact — cigarettes are bad for your health. Just how far the negative health effects of cigarettes reach, however, may come as a surprise to many.
Work It Out for Low Back Pain
Lower back pain is one of the most common health conditions worldwide. But a little exercise may be able to help.
For Cancer Pain, What Rx Is Best?
For patients struggling with cancer-related pain, what pain relievers are best? The answer may not be so black and white.
Lasting Benefits for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Therapy
Could a form of counseling be the most effective way to treat the debilitating symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)?
Nonmedical Opioid Rx Use: US Trends
When it comes to recent trends of nonmedical prescription opioid use in the US, there's good news and bad news.
For Some Women, Long-Term Opioid Use May Not Help
The use of chronic opioid therapy (COT) has risen dramatically in recent years. But new evidence suggests that COT may not relieve pain in all patients equally.