Tag Archives: pain

Arthritis diet: The 60p spice to avoid arthritis symptoms and joint pain

But, it’s still unclear whether rheumatoid arthritis patients would benefit from turmeric in a similar way to osteoarthritis patients. You should always speak to a doctor before deciding to add more turmeric to your diet – and it should never be used as a replacement for prescribed medication. However, if you’re tempted to give it… Read More »

Inflatable Neurostimulator for Minimally Invasive Pain Control

Researchers at the University of Cambridge created a spinal stimulation device that can help to control severe pain. Unlike existing technologies, which require invasive surgery for implantation, the new device can be delivered using a needle. Once implanted, the device unfurls and inflates in place to provide extensive coverage during spinal cord stimulation to control… Read More »

‘Drugs don’t work when you’re trying to ease many kinds of chronic pain’

Chronic pain – defined as pain that lasts for more than three months – is debilitating, ­common, and often proves very difficult to treat. Doctors split pain into two camps. Secondary pain is linked to an underlying condition so it is often clear what can be done to help. But primary pain is where there’s… Read More »