Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can begin with an injury or a problem such as a bulging disk in the spine. It can be associated with complex syndromes such as fibromyalgia. Or you may experience it as headaches, back pain, joint pain, nerve pain, or a myriad of other localized symptoms.

Expert Advice on Getting Health Insurance and Affordable Care for Chronic Pain

What you need to know to get your treatment and medications covered

Expert Advice on Living With Chronic Pain

Accepting pain is the first step to living a good life in spite of it

Change the Way You Think About Pain

Using CBT "coping thoughts," pain patients can reduce their response to pain

Back Pain Quiz

Test your back pain IQ!

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Stops Pain Obsession

Changing the way you think about your pain can actually reduce it

A Patient's Success With Antidepressants for Pain and Depression

A chronic pain patient shares her struggle and success with treatment

Can Surgery Solve Your Back Pain?

How to decide if an operation is the right choice for you