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Loss of hyaluronic acid appears to contribute to joint pain and stiffness, and orthovisc can solve this issue. Joints resemble gears, and they work their best if they are well lubricated. In a healthy joint, a thick substance called synovial fluid provides lubrication, allowing bones to glide against one another. Will Replacing Hyaluronic Acid With Orthovisc Injections Do The Trick? The U.S....

Degenerative disc disease refers to the pain, the weakness, or the numbness that occurs from a deteriorated disc in the spine, more than often due to aging. If you have been experiencing back pain along with numbness or a prickly sensation, you may be suffering from this condition. Mostly for aging individuals, disc degeneration is one of the most common causes...

Opioids can make a dramatic difference to people with moderate to severe pain. These drugs can be an effective therapy -- as long as you use them safely and follow your doctor's instructions carefully. Because of the potential side effects, risks, and complications of opioids, and the body's increasing tolerance to opioids over time, these medications are most clearly indicated for...

Many people experience joint pain for a variety of reasons. Injuries, arthritis, gout, bursitis and other conditions can cause pain in any of the body’s joints. The knees are most commonly affected, but shoulders, hips, elbows, feet, ankles, and hands can also experience joint pain. Prescription medications are often prescribed for the pain, but the relief is temporary. If you are...

A comprehensive approach to the management of pain is guided by the history of the pain, its intensity, duration, aggravating and relieving conditions, and structures involved in causing the pain. In order for a structure to cause pain, it must have a nerve supply, be susceptible to injury, and stimulation of the structure will cause pain. The concept behind most interventional...

You may have tried prescription medications and physical therapy to attempt to relieve lower back pain. Perhaps you have had less than perfect pain relief. Injections are indeed growing in popularity, as they provide targeted and immediate relief in most cases. Instead of popping a pill and hoping that it will relieve your back pain, you can now choose to...

Finding the right treatment option for chronic back pain can be frustrating. From medications to ice packs to physical therapy, you may have tried several forms of treatment, to no avail. In the past several years, doctors have been using a new procedure, with much success. Radiofrequency ablation has been used to treat chronic pain in the neck, mid-back, lower back,...

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