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Arthritis Pain

We have compiled a list of articles about different types of Pain. Click on any link for more information of the type of Pain you suffer with.

Pain Management  Pain management encompasses pharmacological, nonpharmacological, and other approaches to prevent, reduce, or stop pain sensations.

Cluster headaches are characterized by an intense one-sided pain centered by the eye or temple

Knee pain refers to any aching or burning pain of the knee joint.

Low Back Pain   Low back pain is a common musculoskeletal symptom that may be either acute or chronic.

Migraine   is a type of headache marked by severe head pain lasting several hours or more.

Muscle spasms and cramps are spontaneous, often painful muscle contractions.
 
 

Neck Pain Neck pain can be caused by injury or chronic disease.

Neuralgia is defined as an intense burning or stabbing pain caused by irritation of or damage to a nerve

Sciatica   refers to pain or discomfort associated with the sciatic nerve. This nerve runs from the lower part of the spinal cord, down the back of the leg, to the foot

Shoulder Pain can be caused by injury, arthritis and other conditions.

Thoracic outlet syndromes are a group of disorders that cause pain and abnormal nerve sensations in the neck, shoulder, arm, and/or hand.

toothache is any pain or soreness within or around a tooth, indicating inflammation and possible infection.

Trigeminal   neuralgia is a disorder of the trigeminal nerve (the fifth cranial nerve) that causes episodes of sharp, stabbing pain in the cheek, lips, gums, or chin on one side of the face.

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Arthritis can develop as a result of an infection. For example, bacteria that cause gonorrhea or Lyme disease can cause arthritis. Infectious arthritis can cause serious damage, but usually clears up completely with antibiotics. Scleroderma is a systemic disease that involves the skin, but may include problems with blood vessels, joints, and internal organs. Fibromyalgia syndrome is soft-tissue rheumatism that doesn't lead to joint deformity, but affects an estimated 5 million Americans, mostly women. The approximate number of cases in the United States of some common forms of arthritis.

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