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Frankincense Effective on Osteoarthritis Pain

Frankincense Effective on Osteoarthritis Pain

One of the more exciting potential uses of frankincense is in the treatment of cancer.

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Dispositional Mindfulness May Reduce Opioid Misuse in Chronic Pain

Dispositional Mindfulness May Reduce Opioid Misuse in Chronic Pain

Dispositional mindfulness may help reduce the risk for opioid misuse in patients with chronic pain by attenuating opioid craving and directing attention to naturally rewarding stimuli.

Improving Pain Communication Skills to Reduce Pain Catastrophizing

Improving Pain Communication Skills to Reduce Pain Catastrophizing

Improving the ability to communicate about pain may help reduce the negative effects associated with ambivalence over emotional expression on pain catastrophizing in patients with osteoarthritis pain.

Alleviating Childbirth Pain: Two Simple Strategies

Alleviating Childbirth Pain: Two Simple Strategies

Warm showers and perineal exercises may be effective for reducing the pain associated with childbirth.

Acupuncture Provides Effective Pain Relief in Joint Pain Related to Breast Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture Provides Effective Pain Relief in Joint Pain Related to Breast Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture may represent an effective adjuvant therapy in the management of joint pain associated with aromatase inhibitor treatment in postmenopausal women with breast cancer.

Acupuncture Safe, Effective Alternative to Pain Drugs in ED

Acupuncture Safe, Effective Alternative to Pain Drugs in ED

Acupuncture is a safe and effective alternative to pain medications for some emergency department patients.