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Solutions to Soothe Sciatica: Pain Relief May Be on its Way

Solutions to Soothe Sciatica: Pain Relief May Be on its Way

Sciatic pain can be intermittent or be constant to the extent that it immobilizes you—but although it may be tempting to see bed rest as the perfect form of sciatica relief, this can actually worsen the problem, since lack of physical activity weakens the muscles that support the spine.
Medical Approaches

Back Pain With Depression? Don’t Rely on Opioids for Help

Chronic lower back pain is thought to affect about 50 million adults in the U.S., with older adults particularly at risk. Many people with back pain are prescribed opioids, powerful painkillers that are frequently utilized as next-step therapy if back pain doesn’t respond to other medications.

However, a recent small study

Could Your Pain Be Bursitis?

It’s estimated that 52.5 million adults, or 1 in 5, in the United States, have doctor-diagnosed arthritis.
So, if your joint aches, it could be arthritis, right? Maybe, but it may be more complicated, according to Cleveland Clinic rheumatologist Bruce D. Long, MD, BS, Pharm.
“Bursitis, or the inflammation of the

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