Your Reliable Resource For Musculoskeletal Aches & Pains

Helping You Make Good Health Care Decisions

Help What Hurts was founded on the premise that when given appropriate and reliable information regarding your condition and pain treatment options, you will make the choices that are right for you. All information on this site is provided by experienced, highly regarded health care professionals.


Musculoskeletal is More than a 13-Letter Word!

It describes the muscular (muscles) and skeletal (bones) structure of your body that, when not working properly, can lead to back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, headaches, tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis ….. which is probably why you’re here.

Here’s How We Can Help You:

  • Help you evaluate different treatments through our unique RESCU Rating System
  • Suggest products to help relieve your pain
  • Health care practitioners in your area
  • Provide information from professional practitioners
  • Show your options for treatment

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Home Remedies for Headaches

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