Can antidepressants ( such as venlafixne) help alleviate chronic pain?

Answer Definitely. One of the side effects is the anesthetic affect on nerves. We used it in our practice for chronic pain syndromes.

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Is there help for chronic neck pain that goes into the ears and is only relieved through pain medicine?

What you describe could potentially be caused by trigger points in the neck muscles referring pain into the ear area. Check with a massage therapist who specializes in neuromuscular therapy. If tha... Read More »

Does coq10 help alleviate pain of achilles tendonitis?

On One Hand: Not a Normal UseWebMD and do not state that coenzyme Q10, or coQ10, is a supplement intended for pain relief or pain caused by Achilles tendonitis. Its uses are in the areas ... Read More »

How would/does aluminum foil help heal a burn or alleviate the pain of one?

It prevents oxygen getting to the wound and stops it drying out - cling film does the same trick and is recommended as a good first aid treatment after cooling the burn of course. Oh - nearly forgo... Read More »

How to Help Someone With Chronic Back Pain?

Chronic back pain is the second most common neurological pain having a significant impact on daily living. Physical and emotional challenges resulting from chronic back pain may change a person's l... Read More »