How to: Use painkillers effectively – Dr Norman Swan

Pain is one of the commonest symptoms you can get. We all suffer pain from time-to-time, I’m suffering some pain

Kidney stones – symptoms, causes and treatment

What are kidney stones? Kidney stones are hard crystalline masses of varying shapes and sizes that form on the inside

Lower back pain – bad back

People often describe back pain as having a bad back. Back pain, especially in the lower part of the back,

Coxibs and arthritis pain and inflammation

Coxibs (also known as COX-2 inhibitors) are a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Coxibs, like other NSAIDs, relieve pain

Joint pain – top 10 causes

Your joints are areas where 2 or more bones meet – they usually allow parts of your body to bend

Foot pain – top 10 causes

Aside from wearing ill-fitting shoes or footwear, there are many causes of foot pain. Overuse, injuries and arthritis are common

Will a kind doctor help you feel better?

The placebo effect – where medication can make you feel better because you think it will, even if it doesn’t

Can botox help reduce migraine attacks?

If you know someone who experiences migraines, or get them yourself, you know how debilitating they can be. An ongoing

A pain in the knee

Persistent knee pain, often experienced by people with knee osteoarthritis, is a major contributor to disability and can cause loss

Do we need imaging tests for lower-back pain?

Do we need imaging tests for lower-back pain?

Most people will experience acute lower-back pain at some point in their lives. The pain can range from mild, where

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