Health

Musculoskeletal training could help millions

(Medical Xpress) -- Many Australians are suffering from pain related to treatable musculoskeletal conditions. These can be difficult for primary care doctors to diagnose without further postgraduate training.

Medical research

Anesthetic approach stops pain without affecting motor function

One of the holy grails of local anesthesia is the ability to achieve a long-lasting nerve block that eliminates pain sensation while not affecting motor function. Now, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have discovered ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Topical NSAIDs provide relief from arthritis pain

For those suffering from osteoarthritis of the knees or hands, applying topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)—in the form of creams, gels and patches—can bring weeks of pain relief, finds a new review ...

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