Tummy tuck reduces back pain and incontinence shows recent research

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tummy tuck, back pain, incontinence, abdominoplasty, back pain operation, arthritis digest Tummy tuck surgery with muscle repair can improve back pain and urinary incontinence after childbearing, says a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Continue reading

Identification of brain’s painkilling region could lead to alternative pain relief options

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alternative pain relief, chronic pain, painkiller information, arthritis digest magazineThe brain’s natural painkilling system could be used as a possible alternative to opioids for the effective relief of chronic pain, experts report in eLife. Continue reading

FoxO proteins are focus of new osteoarthritis prevention and treatment

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FoxO protein, new osteoarthritis treatment, cartilage treatment, arthritis digest magazineIncreasing levels of FoxO proteins may be a new way to prevent and treat osteoarthritis, researchers explain in Translational Medicine. Continue reading

Ear acupressure during knee operations leads to early rehabilitation

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acupressure, ear, knee operation pain, arthritis digestApplying ear acupoint acupressure during knee replacement operations seems to reduce pain, decrease opioid consumption and promote early rehabilitation, experts outline in Pain Medication. Continue reading

Half of rheumatic rare disease patients face three-year wait for diagnosis

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lupus, scleroderma, vasculitis, rare disease diagnosis, arthritis digestPeople living with rare autoimmune rheumatic diseases endure major obstacles to diagnosis, treatment and lifestyle according to a new study published by the Rare Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Alliance (RAIRDA). Continue reading

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