The feeling of physical pain can vary greatly – mild, sharp, severe, dull. Learn the symptoms for different types of pain, so you can describe them to a doctor.
Arthritis that affects your “shock absorbers” is the cause of pain and disability in knee and hip joints that can lead to surgery.
The causes of back pain can be complex — accidents, muscle strains, sports injuries. Stiffness, pain, lower back pain, and pain radiating down the leg are symptoms of back pain.
Overexertion, pinched nerves — all sorts of joint and muscle problems can cause neck and shoulder pain.
Overuse injuries — muscle sprains, strains, and pains — result from all sorts of assaults, small to severe.
Problems of the jaw, jaw joint, and facial muscles that control chewing — those are signs of TMD disorders. But facial pain is just one symptom.
It’s considered one of the most painful conditions in medicine. The face pain it causes can be treated.
A complication of shingles is the painful after-effects known as postherpetic neuralgia. This condition occurs only in some people and after the rash of shingles has disappeared.
When your rear or leg muscles worsen when sitting for a long period of time, climbing stairs, walking, or running — it might be sciatica.
Inflamed tissue, which surrounds the spinal cord — caused by injury, infection, or other assaults — can cause great disability and pain.
See the causes of joint pain and how to treat it with both home remedies and prescribed medication.
It’s a baffling, intensely painful disorder that can develop from a seemingly minor injury, yet is believed to result from high levels of nerve impulses being sent to the affected disorder.
A stroke, multiple sclerosis, or spinal cord injuries can result in chronic pain and burning syndromes from damage to brain regions.
Phantom pain refers to the sensation of pain felt by patients who have had a limb amputated. Treatments are usually disappointing and do not provide relief.
If you have diabetes, nerve damage can be a serious complication. This nerve complication can cause severe burning pain especially at night.
Depression, anxiety, and other emotional problems can cause pain — or make existing pain worse.