Chronic Pain Treatment
- Q What treatments are there for chronic pain?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyDepending on the cause, medications, acupuncture, surgery, or electrical stimulation may be suitable treatments for certain types of chronic pain. Psychotherapy, biofeedback, and relaxation techniques may also be effective. Treating pain is often complex... Full Answer
- Q What exercises can help relieve shoulder pain?
Dr. Mike Clark, FitnessWhatever the cause of your shoulder pain, stretching exercises are likely to ease the discomfort. In this video, Dr. Oz guest Dr. Mike Clark demonstrates some exercises that can reduce shoulder pain. Full Answer
- Q Why is it difficult to treat chronic shoulder and elbow pain?
Rick Olderman, Physical TherapyShoulder pain can be one of the most difficult problems to fix in the body. Unless a tear or bone spur shows up on an MRI or X-ray, many health care practitioners become stumped with regards to resolving chronic or nagging shoulder and elbow pain. One... Full Answer