Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. It may be a part of a disease, or it may be the disease itself. Here, test your knowledge of this troubling diagnostic challenge.
(AAOS 2014) A prospective registry study in the UK shows that for patients with all but the most severe knee OA, the most important gains from knee replacement surgery will be in pain rather than in physical function.
(AUDIO) What are immune-like cells doing in the central nervous system? Sending false signals when their controls go awry, as current research implies. Here the lead author of a recent review offers glimpses of a brighter future for relief of chronic pain syndromes.