Chronic Pain Patients Did Not Cause Opioid Epidemic

By Roger Chriss, Columnist Contrary to common belief, chronic pain patients are not all opioid addicts and did not cause the opioid crisis. The vast...

The 7 Psychological Stages of Chronic Pain

  By Jennifer Martin, PsyD, Columnist Have you ever wondered if other people with chronic health conditions feel the same way you do? Throughout my years with...

Weekly dose: Lyrica, the epilepsy drug that treats chronic nerve pain

  Lyrica is the brand name for a prescription medicine called pregabalin. Although it is an anticonvulsant, or an anti-epileptic drug, pregabalin is commonly prescribed to...

How the War on Drugs Is Hurting Chronic Pain Patients

by MAIA SZALAVITZ Despite the claims of some government agencies, research has shown that the overwhelming majority of addictions do not start with a prescription, and...

Why I Continue to Take Opioids For My Chronic Pain

In this essay, writer Anna Hamilton discusses the benefit of prescription opioids for her chronic pain amid a national epidemic. It has become clear in recent years...

Meet the Doctor Who Refuses to Stop Prescribing Opioids to Pain...

Written By:Zach Weissmueller I take the Hippocratic oath seriously that my job is to relieve pain and suffering," says Dr. Forest Tennant, a California pain...

7 Things to Do When The CRPS Pain Is Too Much-

By:Kelly Hodgkins My CRPS has a habit of flaring up on days I’ve made plans to do fun things that rejuvenate my soul. Snuggled up...

Hi My Name Is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Dr, G.R.Lauder &...

Hi my name is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome… some friends who have known me for a very long time call me RSD or CRPS…......

My Journey so far with Anxiety /Anxiety and Depression support group...

My Battle with Anxiety and Depression   Back in late January 2016 i was enjoying a late  night out with a few friends  i was having a...

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