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Car Accident Injuries, Pain and Insurance

Car Accident  Injuries, Pain and Insurance

A life-threatening situation, such as a car accident or a very stressful situation, can lead to persistent pain. Severity of pain experience after an automobile accident may depend on your genes. Scientists from the University of North Carolina found that inherited genetic variations affected participants’ response to pain intensity, both immediately following the accident and […]

Doctors Often Biased Treating Pain of Disliked Patients

Doctors Often Biased Treating Pain of Disliked Patients

Doctors have been found to be biased while treating patients with chronic and severe pain.Findings of a recently concluded research study revealed that people tend to underestimate pain intensity and are less sympathetic to a patient’s pain when the patient is not well-liked. The study, published in the October 2011 issue of Pain, has alarming implications for patient […]

Former NFL Players Misuse Painkillers

Former NFL Players Misuse Painkillers

Retired NFL players use painkillers at a much higher rate than the rest of us, according to new research conducted by investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The researchers say the brutal collisions and bone-jarring injuries associated with football often cause long-term pain, which contributes to continued use and abuse of […]

Common Symptoms of Sprains and Strains

Common Symptoms of Sprains and Strains

A sprain is an injury of joints that is caused by being stretched beyond their oversized capacity and possibly more. A muscular tear caused in the same manner is referred to as a strain. In cases where either ligament or muscle tissue is torn, immobilization and surgical repair may be necessary. Ligaments are tough, fibrous tissues […]

Mystery Pain Has a Source in Mutations of a Gene

Mystery Pain Has a Source in Mutations of a Gene

An estimated 20 million people in the United States suffer from peripheral neuropathy, marked by the degeneration of nerves and in some cases severe pain. There is no good treatment for the disorder and doctors can find no apparent cause in one of every three cases. An international team of scientists headed by researchers from […]

Hyalgan Reduces Knee Joints Pain Due to Osteoarthritis Efficiently

Hyalgan Reduces Knee Joints Pain Due to Osteoarthritis Efficiently

Hyalgan, the FDA approved injection is a combination of Sodium Hyaluronate. It is most often than not prescribed by physicians for patients who are in the worst condition of knee pain joints due to osteoarthritis. This injection is injected directly into the area where patient is suffering from severe pain. The course of injection is […]