I start physical therapy next week for my back pain and my doctor thinks that a lot of my leg pain is coming from my back. I always feel like I am fighting this neverending, losing battle with my body. I work so hard to get … [Read more...] about Physical Therapy Begins Next Week for Back & Leg Pain
I have faithfully been going for massages for the past few years and the therapy has been very beneficial. With all of the back and neck problems and with the pain I have, getting frequent massages helps keep my muscles … [Read more...] about Massage Therapy Is The Answer To My Prayers!
Please welcome guest blogger, Paul Jaggard, to Fighting Fatigue. You can read Paul's bio at the end of the post. One of the unexpected side effects of a chronic illness can be back pain. When you have to take to your bed … [Read more...] about Guest Blogger Post: Back Pain & Chronic Illness: How to Cope
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a gene associated with susceptibility to chronic pain caused by nerve injury in people. The researchers' findings were reported online on August 5th by Genome … [Read more...] about Researchers Discover Chronic Pain Gene
I know this sounds weird whenever I tell people but the more weight I lose, the more my lower back hurts. I have degenerative disc disease and some herniated discs in my lower back and arthritis as well. I also have some … [Read more...] about Increase In Low Back Pain with Weight Loss
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have given many chronic pain patients hope with a patent on a potential new pain drug that focuses on the "on/off" switch to pain that the researchers found 4-years ago in their … [Read more...] about New Chronic Pain Medication May Relieve Pain Without Addiction
When I first became sick 20 years ago, I never, ever imagined that I would live 20 years with the daily pain that I have had to endure. We hear all of the time that a person can deal with anything when they know that it is … [Read more...] about Living Daily with Pain Around the Clock
Thanks to the CFIDS Association for emailing the following press release and information on the Campaign to End Chronic Pain In Women. The following press release about the launch of the Campaign to end Chronic Pain in Women … [Read more...] about The “Campaign to End Chronic Pain in Women” Launched on Capitol Hill
The FDA has approved a new forumlation for controlled-released Oxycontin, a powerful pain medication that is typically prescribed severe, chronic pain. The goal of this new Oxycontin formula is to help discourage abuse and … [Read more...] about New Formulation For Oxycontin Approved By FDA
I have been seeing a lot of stories on television lately about people who are using marijuana for medical purposes, particularly pain. Just today I read an article on Health.com that medical marijuana mey help fibromyalgia … [Read more...] about Would You Use Marijuana To Treat Fibromyalgia Pain?