Tennis elbow, also called lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition that involves the tendons that join the forearm muscles to the outside of the elbow. Although a small percentage of tennis players have the condition, it is actually more common among people performing repetitive movements.
Whether you suffer from migraines yourself or know someone who does, migraines can be serious and debilitating. Migraines are a prevalent neurological disease that affect one billion people worldwide.
As the holidays draw closer, you may be wondering what to get for your loved one who has chronic health issues. Although some traditional gifts may be appropriate, chances are there are specific things your loved one might need at this time.
Sciatic pain radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches out from your lower back, through the hips and buttocks, and down each leg. Sciatica usually happens when a herniated disk on the spine compresses part of the nerve.
As of June 4, 2018, Patricia Moxley is cancer-free! Diagnosed with breast cancer a few months ago, Moxley had a mastectomy to remove the tumor and surrounding breast tissue. Although the surgery was successful, it left her with some pain and discomfort in the area.
Summer heat and humidity can be difficult to manage when you’re healthy. But when you suffer from chronic pain, it can be even more challenging. People with chronic pain conditions may have difficulty regulating their system when the weather heats up.
The temporomandibular joint connects the jawbone to your skull on each side of your face. It acts like a sliding hinge that lets you move your jaw up and down and side to side, so you can talk, chew, and yawn.
If you have an uncontrollable urge to move your legs because of an uncomfortable sensation, you may have Restless Leg Syndrome. RLS typically happens in the evening or during the night when you're sitting or lying down. It can begin at any age and generally worsens as you age.
If you suffer from chronic pain, you may have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep. Unfortunately, lack of sleep can exacerbate your pain, leading to a vicious cycle that makes it harder to find relief or rest. Try these tips so you can reduce the pain and catch some zzz's.
Whether you play competitively on a team or for fun with friends, it's not uncommon to experience a sports-related injury. Knee injuries, back pain, strained hamstrings, sprained ankles, shin splints, and tennis elbow are often some of the issues you can experience when you are active.
Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same one that causes chicken pox. If you've had chicken pox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain, and may appear as shingles years later.
Getting a good night's sleep is essential to your health and overall well-being. If pain is preventing you from getting adequate rest, there are things you can do to enhance your comfort prior to bed.