A new study offers reassurance that many surgery patients can safely be freed from one discomfort of recovery -- wearing compression stockings to prevent blood clots.
If you find daily tasks difficult to do because you suffer from stiffness, swelling, or pain in your hands, the right exercises can help get you back in motion.
Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, develops when the forearm muscles that connect to the outside of your elbow become irritated. This can cause pain and tenderness that’s usually located on the outside (lateral) part of the elbow. There are several simple tests you can do to determine if you have tennis elbow. You can do most of these tests on your own, but a few do require the assistance of a doctor or medical professional.
There are several different ways to ease the pain associated with sore feet. Ice packs, over-the-counter pain medications, and rest can all help.
If you experience neck pain — especially when you sleep — you may want to consider changing your sleeping position, as it could make a major difference. Research shows that sleeping on your stomach can lead to pain in the morning. That said, sleep position isn’t the only thing that will solve your cervical woes. In addition to sleep position, a high-quality pillow that supports your neck while you sleep can help.