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Seeking relief from pain is the most common reason that people see a doctor. Pain can prevent you from engaging in daily activities, interfere with your ability to work, and depress you emotionally. No matter where you hurt or how much you hurt, it's critical to understand the latest advances in the treatment of pain and new techniques that can help manage painful conditions and bring relief.

Harvard Health Publications has published several Special Health Reports that focus on specific types of pain. Inside each report, you'll find helpful strategies to treat, manage, and relieve your pain. You'll learn about the causes of pain, discover how the body experiences discomfort, and catch up on the latest medical advances and treatments available. There is no need to suffer in silence. Discover how you can find real solutions for your pain with the help of one of these Harvard Special Health Reports.

Your knees and hips are your largest joints. They support your body's weight and must work in coordination to provide the mobility we take for granted until injury, arthritis, or other problems interfere. One in five Americans ages 60 and older has experienced significant knee pain on most days over the last six weeks, and one in seven reports significant hip pain. Depending on the cause of your pain, the solution might be a set of exercises, pain relief medication, minor surgery, joint replacement, or some combination of therapies. Our Special Health Report Knees and Hips: A troubleshooting guide to knee and hip pain discusses the most common knee and hip ailments and their symptoms and outlines the various therapies and treatments that can provide lasting relief from knee and hip pain. Inside this report, you'll learn about:
• Osteoarthritis of the knees and hips
• Injuries caused by overuse
• Treating hip fracture
• Non-surgical treatments for knees and hips
• Special Bonus Section: Knee and Hip Replacement, plus a story from Angela Lansbury

Whether you've just started to experience pain or have been battling it for years, this report can help you make informed decisions about relieving your pain and maintaining your mobility and independence for years to come. Order your copy of Knees and Hips: A troubleshooting guide to knee and hip pain today for only $10 when you use buy any other report at regular price and enter Promo Code NOPAIN10 at checkout.

Headaches inflict their misery in a variety of ways, from a dull, steady ache to a blinding, throbbing pain. About 95% of headaches are caused by such common conditions as stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, hunger, changes in estrogen level, weather changes, or caffeine withdrawal. Yet no matter how mild or severe your headaches are, when they start you just want relief. Headaches: Relieving and preventing migraine and other headaches offers in-depth information on the most common kinds of headaches and the treatment strategies that work best for each. Inside this report you'll discover:
• Self-help and alternative techniques
• When to see a doctor
• Ways to identify what triggers your headaches
• Which medications are most effective
• Special Bonus Section: Mitigating migraine pain

Advances in the medical management of headache mean that relief is no longer just possible, but highly probable. Although some form of head pain will occasionally visit most people, this report will help you fight back when headaches attack. Order your copy of Headaches: Relieving and preventing migraine and other headaches for only $10 when you buy any other report at full price and enter Promo Code NOPAIN10 at checkout. Start enjoying more headache-free days.

If you're bothered by neck and shoulder pain, you have plenty of company. Seven out of 10 people will be troubled by such pain at some point in their lives. Often, neck and shoulder pain is experienced on a daily basis. And between 50% and 85% of people who suffer will have a recurrence within the next five years. However, there are many things you and your doctor can do to manage and relieve neck and shoulder pain. In our report Neck and Shoulder Pain , you'll discover how a combination of self-help techniques and medications can successfully ease and manage the aches and pains in your neck and shoulders. You'll learn:
• The common causes of neck and shoulder pain
• How bone, muscle, and nerves interact
• How pain is evaluated
• Medications that can bring relief
• Self-help strategies for pain relief
• Plus a Special Bonus Section: Preventing neck pain.

Find out what you can do to make neck and shoulder pain a thing of the past. Get your copy of Neck and Shoulder Pain—for only $10—through this special offer. Just order any other report at regular price and enter Promo Code NOPAIN10 at checkout.

Healthy hands perform countless tasks and numerous functions, day in and day out. But aching hands transform even a simple task into a painful ordeal. These wonderful, unique appendages, that can do everything from opening a door to expressing emotion, can be crippled by pain, stiffness, or deformity. Whether the pain is caused by arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or tendon trouble, regaining the pain-free use of your hands is critical to your quality of life. Our report, Hands: Strategies for strong, pain-free hands, provides medical information and expert advice on the latest treatments and helpful exercises that can ease pain and restore function to these amazing instruments. You'll learn:
• How the healthy hand works
• The impact of arthritis
• Types of tendon trouble
• Hand and wrist injuries
• Exercises for the hand
• And a Special Bonus Section: Advances in artificial joints for the hand.

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