pain http://wrvo.org en Fibromyalgia -- what is known and unknown http://wrvo.org/post/fibromyalgia-what-known-and-unknown <p>Imagine being in a large amount of pain and not knowing the cause. Or, having a disorder that’s not recognized by a significant amount of medical professionals. This cloud of uncertainty hangs over the millions that suffer from fibromyalgia, a disorder with an unknown cause and limited treatments.</p><p>This week on "Take Care," <a href="http://www.bidmc.org/CentersandDepartments/Departments/Medicine/Divisions/Rheumatology/MeetOurTeam/LeadershipTeam.aspx">Dr. Robert Shmerling</a> talks about the controversial disorder known as fibromyalgia. Dr. Shmerling is a Harvard Medical School professor and clinical chief of rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Shmerling.</strong></p><p> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 54777 at http://wrvo.org Fibromyalgia -- what is known and unknown Joint pain may be inevitable, but staying active is key to prevention http://wrvo.org/post/joint-pain-may-be-inevitable-staying-active-key-prevention <p>Two of the most common surgeries among people over 65 are knee and hip replacements. Baby boomers in particular are seeking relief because they often don't want joint pain to slow them down.&nbsp; Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO's new weekly health show, <a href="http://wrvo.org/programs/take-care-wrvo-1-npr-news">"Take Care"</a> spoke with Dr. Seth Greenky, the chairman for orthopedic surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, about the causes of joint pain and what to do about it. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:28:44 +0000 WRVO News 36479 at http://wrvo.org On Pain and Alertness http://wrvo.org/post/pain-and-alertness <p>John Weeks discusses an uncomfortable pain he experienced during a walk at Baltimore Woods Nature Center. He advises getting out in nature as much as you can before old age begins to limit your chances. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 16:00:00 +0000 John Weeks 29759 at http://wrvo.org