Tag Archives: Pain

Epidural stuck in young mom’s back during childbirth, leaving her in ‘agonizing pain’ for days

Pixabay An 18-year-old Florida mother is currently recovering from a medical incident that left her in “agonizing pain” after an epidural was left stuck in her back for four days before it was eventually removed. Doctors at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla., were unable to remove the epidural from Selena Gray’s back after she… Read More »

Is tramadol a risky pain medication?

All medications come with a dose of risk. From minor side effects to life-threatening allergic reactions, every decision to take a medication should be made only after the expected benefits are weighed against the known risks. You aren’t on your own in this: your doctor, your pharmacist, and a trove of information are available for… Read More »

Is Yoga Good For Low Back Pain? (STUDY)

Yoga sessions were related to better back-related function as well as reduced symptoms of chronic low back pain in the biggest U.S. randomized controlled study of yoga so far. But so were extensive stretching sessions. The researchers found yoga sessions far better than a self care book, yet no more helpful than stretching sessions for… Read More »