Acute pain: Pain that comes on quickly, can be severe, but lasts a relatively short time.
Ankle Sprains & Pains: A common musculoskeletal injury in which the ligaments of the ankle partially or completely tear due to sudden stretching.
Allodynia: Pain from stimuli which are not normally painful.
Ankylosing spondylitis: Type of arthritis that causes chronic inflammation of the spine.
Antidepressants: Medications prescribed for treating depression.
Anxiety: Feeling of apprehension and fear characterized
by physical symptoms such as palpitations, sweating, irritability, and
feelings of stress.
Arthritis: Inflammation of one or more joints.
Back pain: Pain felt in the low or upper back.
Bursitis: Inflammation of a bursa. A bursa is a tiny fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction.
Carpal tunnel syndrome: Condition in which irritation of the wrist's median nerve causes tingling and numbness of the thumb.
Causalgia: Intense burning pain and sensitivity to the slightest vibration or touch, usually in the hand or foot.
Chronic pain: Pain (an unpleasant sense of discomfort) that persists or progresses over a long period of time.
Compression: The act of pressing together, as in nerve compression, or spinal cord compression.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Chronic pain condition in which high levels of nerve impulses are sent to an affected site.
Depression: Illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts.
Deafferantation: The interruption or destruction of the afferent connections of nerve cells
Diabetic Neuropathy: Causes numbness and sometimes pain and weakness in the hands, arms, feet, and legs due to diabetes.
Dysfunction: Difficult function or abnormal function.
Fatigue: feeling a lack of energy and motivation.
Fibromyalgia: Chronic pain, stiffness, and tenderness of muscles, tendons, and joints without detectable inflammation.
Gout: Joint inflammation.
Herniated Disc: Rupturing of the tissue that separates the vertebral bones of the spinal column.
Inflammation: Redness, warmth, swelling and pain.
Involuntary Twitching: Involuntary contractions of groups of muscle fibers.
Joint Pain of Any Kind
Knee Surgery Pain
Knee Pain of Any Kind
Low Back Pain: Pain in the lower back area.
Lupus: Can involve the joints, skin, kidneys, lungs, heart, and brain.
Menstrual Cramps: (Pain in the belly and pelvic area) are experienced by women as a result of menses.
Migraine Headaches: Throbbing pain perceived in the head.
Muscle Cramp: involuntarily and forcibly contracted muscles that do not relax.
Muscle Strain: Injury to muscle or tendon.
Musculoskeletal Pain: Pain of the muscles and bones.
Myofascial Pain Syndrome: A condition characterized by chronic pain in the muscle tissues, similar to fibromyalgia.
Myositis: Inflammation of muscle tissue.
Nerve Pain: For some it's a stabbing pain in the middle of the night. For others, it's a chronic tingling or burning they feel all day.
Neuralgia: A distinctive syndrome of headaches, better known today as cluster headache.
Neuritis: Inflammation of nerves.
Neurofibromatosis: A genetic disorder of the nervous system.
Neuropathitic Pain: Nerve pain.
Osteoarthritis: Type of arthritis caused by inflammation, breakdown, and eventual loss of cartilage in the joints.
Obstructed Blood Pathways
Paresthesia: An abnormal sensation of the skin, such as
numbness, tingling, pricking, burning, or creeping on the skin that has
no objective cause.
Polymyositis: Disease of the muscle featuring inflammation of the muscle fibers.
Postherpetic Neuralgia: Localized pain in the area of involvement of shingles that persists beyond one month.
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Chronic inflammation of the joints.
Sciatica: Pain typically felt from the low back to behind the thigh and radiating down below the knee.
Sensation of Any Pain
Shingles: skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.
Spasms: A brief, automatic jerking movement.
Spinal Injuries and Pains
Spondylitis: Inflammation of one or more of the vertebrae of the spine.
Sprains of Any Kind
Stomach Cramps: Pain in the mid- or upper abdominal area.
Tic: A repetitive movement that is difficult, if not impossible, to control.
Tranquilizer: In pharmacology, a drug that calms and relieves anxiety.
Toothaches: "Throbbing ones." Pain localized to a tooth.
Trigeminal Neuralgia: Inflammation of the trigeminal
nerve that most commonly causes paroxysms of very intense lightning pain
in the areas of the face the nerve supplies.
Vasculitis: General term for a group of uncommon diseases which feature inflammation of the blood vessels.
Writers Cramp: A dystonia that affects the muscles of the hand and sometimes the forearm and only occurs during handwriting.