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How Pain Affects the Brain

When you live with chronic pain, it impacts your brain as well as your physical well-being. That’s because pain causes changes in your nervous system that affect everything from mood to memory. Take a moment to learn more.

Nov 12th, 2019
When to See a Pain Specialist?

You pride yourself on your independence. Whenever you’re faced with a problem, you find a solution. But, these days, your pain is getting the best of you, despite your best efforts. Maybe it’s time to add a pain specialist to your wellness team.

Aug 12th, 2019
Drug-Free Solutions for That Pain in the Neck

That pain in the neck really is an annoyance. It can distract or even shut you down. You have effective options to prevent and treat such pain, and you can likely find relief without turning to pain medications, whether store-bought or prescription.

Jun 5th, 2019
4 Treatments that Can Relieve Cancer Pain

Pain isn’t inevitable if you have cancer, but if you do have pain, you shouldn’t ignore it or just put up with it. Mention it to your pain doctor, oncologist, and other members of your healthcare team, because cancer pain can be relieved.

May 28th, 2019
What Are Treatment Options for Phantom Limb Pain?

Phantom limb pain is a phenomenon that can make recovery following an amputation even more difficult than you expected. Effective treatment starts with a medical team that understands the nature and origins of the pain.

Apr 22nd, 2019
What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic pain condition that often produces a constant effect, taking a toll on your physical and mental well-being. There’s much about CRPS that’s not fully understood, making pain management a challenge.

Feb 1st, 2019
Trigger Point Injections Offer Relief for Myofascial Pain

A muscle that is used or injured repeatedly can bring about what is known as Myofascial pain. This condition can set off trigger points, areas of chronic pain in the muscle. If you’re looking for relief, trigger point injections may help.

Dec 21st, 2018