A new study reveals a link between chronic sciatica and inflammation in key areas of the nervous system. Researchers say the location of the inflammation could help to determine which patients will feel relief from steroid injections to curb the pain.
A controversial new study reports cannabis may not be as helpful in treating chronic pain as believed. Researchers say they have found no clear evidence that cannabis can reduce pain severity or pain interference in those with chronic non cancer pain.
Researchers have identified a novel, pain sensing network that links the subthalamic nucleus to a pain processing network in mouse models of Parkinson's disease.
Researchers report THC oil may be beneficial in providing pain relief for those suffering radicular pain, such as sciatica. The study reports marijuana reduces connections between areas of the brain that process sensory signals and emotions.
According to a new study, placebo sugar pills appear to relieve pain as effectively as medication for almost half of patients who suffer chronic pain. Researchers report those with chronic pain who received sugar pills felt a 30% reduction in symptoms.