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
  • Recommend health care practitioners in your area
  • Provide information from professional practitioners
  • Show your options for treatment

Let’s Get Started

Every journey begins with the first step. Identify your area of concern and click on the appropriate condition.



Home Remedies for Headaches

What are home remedies for headaches? Home remedies for headaches involve herbs, and nutritional supplements along with practical actions that you can use such as sensible modification of diets, exercise and elimination of substances as in caffeine, alcoholic beverages and smoking. Home remedies have become increasingly popular since the public wants a more holistic approach…
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Chronic Pain

What is chronic pain? Chronic pain lingers longer than expected as healing time due to an injury or onset of a medical problem.  Typically it is pain that lasts between three and 6 months from onset. The origin of chronic pain can be traced to the body, brain or spinal cord. Classification There are 7…
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Sprained Wrist

A Sprained Wrist is a condition where the ligaments and connective tissue of the wrist has been traumatized to a degree causing pain and dysfunction. Depending on the severity of the injury, there are degrees of injury. A sprained wrist condition  can be caused  by a number of factors. Examples include: trauma to tissue, fall…
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