What Are the Latest Pain Management Treatments?
Pain doesn’t always go away with time and over-the-counter treatments. An injury or chronic musculoskeletal condition can cause acute or ongoing pain that interferes with even the simplest of daily functions.
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Latest in Juvenile Arthritis Treatment
Nearly 300,000 children and teenagers in the United States have juvenile arthritis (JA), a chronic autoimmune or autoinflammatory disease. The good news is that increasingly effective and varied options are available for treating JA. Thanks to recent developments in medications and therapies, kids can live more fulfilling, active lives than in the past.
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Latest in Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Some 1.5 million Americans have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic and more serious form of osteoarthritis. While RA is not curable, there have been many advances in the treatment of it in recent years.
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Different Types of Arthritis
The term “arthritis” gets used a lot, oftentimes by people with undiagnosed joint pain. It’s no wonder; the Center for Disease Control estimates that or 58.5 million people in the U.S. – nearly a quarter of the population! – have some form of this condition.
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Most Common Wrist and Elbow Injuries
The wrist and elbow are highly intricate joints that connect with bones, tendons and cartilage – all of which are susceptible to injury in children and adults alike. Fortunately, advances in medicine and diagnostic technology make many of these conditions highly treatable, with less time needed for healing than in the past. Take a look at some of the most common wrist and elbow injuries.
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Common Shoulder Conditions – and Treatments
Most people would have a hard time getting through the day without extensive use of their shoulders. And anyone who has experienced chronic shoulder pain knows that the slightest discomfort can derail their daily activities. But getting to the root of your shoulder problem can be challenging. Take a look at some of the most common shoulder conditions today, and the various ways they are treated.
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Common Hand Conditions – and Treatments
The use of our hands is crucial to just about everything we do in life. If you find yourself struggling with ongoing, unexplainable pain, you might be dealing with something a little more troublesome than just a mild strain. Even a slight, ongoing discomfort in the thumb or wrist can severely limit activities as basic as cooking, typing or caring for a child.
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Orthopaedic Conditions Treated with Arthroscopic Surgery
Arthroscopic surgery – a minimally invasive procedure that allows physicians to examine injuries from within the body – is most often associated with meniscus tears and other knee injuries. But why should the knee get all the attention?
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