Sarah Chapman looks at Cochrane evidence and NICE guidance on managing osteoarthritis
Is yoga good for back pain? Here’s the evidence
Jack Leahy writes about his experience of practicing yoga and the latest Cochrane evidence on yoga for people with chronic non-specific low back pain
Painful nipples in breastfeeding women: what helps?
In a blog for breastfeeding women affected by painful nipples, and people supporting them, Sarah Chapman looks at the evidence behind various treatment options and the benefits of support.
Motor neurone disease: making choices about managing symptoms
Sarah Chapman revisits her blog about one man’s experience of motor neurone disease (MND) and the Cochrane evidence on treatments to help manage symptoms of MND/ALS.
Music therapies: what’s the evidence?
Cochrane UK's Sarah Chapman revisits her 2014 blog on music therapies to share new Cochrane evidence.
Keyhole surgery for pain associated with endometriosis
In this blog for people considering surgery to treat pain associated with endometriosis, Dr Martin Hirsch, Consultant Gynaecologist, and Claire Barker, who had keyhole surgery for endometriosis in 2015, explore the benefits and risks and discuss important aspects to consider when thinking about undergoing surgery.
Endometriosis: #MyEndometriosisQuestion – a special series
March is #EndometriosisAwarenessMonth. In March we ran a special series of blogs on diagnosing and treating endometriosis. There were also live Q&As and people could submit questions to experts on social media using the hashtag #MyEndometriosisQuestion.
Exercise for period pain: New evidence to support exercising to reduce painful cramping
A blog for women who have period pain about Cochrane evidence that exercise may help, from Gynaecologists Puteri Zainuddin and Emily Carter.
Pain in the prostate: can medicines help?
Robert Walton blogs the latest Cochrane evidence on drugs for treating chronic prostatitis
Chronic pain in children and adolescents: is there evidence that drugs work?
Pain researcher Emma Fisher looks at the evidence on the benefits and harms of painkilling drugs for children and teens with chronic pain.
Pregabalin for neuropathic pain: balancing benefits and harms
Sarah Chapman looks at Cochrane evidence on the benefits and harms of pregabalin for neuropathic pain and reflects on experience of finding a balance between them.
Skin-to-skin care: can it reduce procedural pain in neonates?
In a blog primarily for health professionals, Asda Abbas, a trainee paediatrician, looks at Cochrane evidence on skin to skin care and pain in neonates