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Fibromyalgia Sufferers Find Relief from Taking Vitamin D Supplements

Vitamin D supplements could be an effective and inexpensive treatment for people with fibromyalgia pain, according to a new study in the journal PAIN.

Fibromyalgia sufferers often feel tired and have widespread chronic pain. There is no cure, but there are treatment approaches to address symptoms, including pain. These treatments include physical therapy, behavioral […]

Scientists Develop Joint Lubricant for Arthritis Relief

Boston University and Harvard researchers have developed a joint lubricant, which supplements the natural lubricant in the joints to relieve osteoarthritis pain and discomfort.

According to Boston University Professor Mark W. Grinstaff, the best fluid supplement available today offers temporary symptom relief but fails to adequately lubricate the joint in order to prevent further […]

Acupuncture Eases Chronic Pain

Acupuncture, the Ancient Chinese practice of inserting and stimulating needles at specific body locations, helps to ease chronic pain, according to a new study.

Researchers published their findings September 10, 2012 in the online edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine. They analyzed 29 acupuncture studies, with a total of nearly 18,000 patients. The […]

New Survey on Low Back Pain Reveals Most Americans Don’t Seek Treatment

Low back pain affects nearly two-thirds of Americans. However, a whopping 37 percent do not seek professional help for pain relief, according to the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Move Forward Low Back Pain Survey.

“Most people experience low back pain at some point in their lives, but many people don’t realize they can […]