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An Alternative to Opioids? Compound from Marine Snail Is a Potent Pain Reliever

February 20, 2017

A tiny snail may offer an alternative to opioids for pain relief. Scientists at the University of Utah have found a compound that blocks pain by targeting a pathway not associated with opioids. Research in rodents indicates that the benefits continue long after the compound have cleared the body. ... Read more

We Are a Nation in Pain: 4 Ideas for Good “Pain Health”

August 25, 2015

One in 10 adult Americans suffer from constant chronic pain. What can you do about it? Read these four ideas on managing your "pain health."... Read more

Back Pain? You May Need a Massage

January 08, 2015

The pain can be almost unbearable. Sciatica can come on suddenly, or occur after sitting for long periods of time. The pain radiates from the sciatic nerve that runs from the lower back and through your hips and your buttocks. ... Read more