Monday Jul 28
Celebrex shouldn't be your first choice for joint pain
A. In most cases, no-for several reasons. First, the drug, which in generic form is known as celecoxib, doesn't ease pain from osteoarthritis better than related drugs available without a prescription, including ibuprofen and naproxen , according to our Best Buy Drugs analysis.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
A recent study has found that acetaminophen, the generic name for products such as Tylenol, is not the best choice for back pain .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Southtown Star
New hip surgery on cutting edge
Sam Gardeakos, of Orland Park, recently had surgery to replace his right hip. Robert Atkenson, and his brother, Paul Atkenson, whose office is in Orland Park, are the only orthopedic surgeons in the Chicago area to offer a new, minimally invasive hip procedure called SuperPATH.
The Medina Gazette
Ask the Doc
A. The top complaint that precedes the request for total knee replacement is pain.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Medical Treatment of Fibroids
Fibroids or leiomyomata are smooth muscle tumors that are usually benign and are commonly found in the uterus.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Not exactly open-and-shut
One of the frustrations that I do not believe I am alone in having is opening some medicine bottles .
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Medical News Today
For women taking certain kinds of pain relievers, a heart attack...
A University of Florida study has found that the regular use of some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs , or NSAIDs, increases the risk of stroke , heart attack and death in postmenopausal women.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Research finds association between certain pain relievers and heart attack
A University of Florida study has found that the regular use of some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, increases the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in postmenopausal women.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
A category of painkillers that includes the popular over-the-counter drug naproxen might increase an older woman's risk of heart attack or stroke, researchers report.
House Call: Home remedies help treat back pain - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 PST
If you have back pain, you are not alone. It is one of the most common reasons that people visit their doctor.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
Exercise can help sciatica
A: Sciatica is persistent pain felt along the sciatic nerve. This nerve runs from the lower back, down through the buttock and into the lower leg.