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.

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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Stops Pain Obsession

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

Can Surgery Solve Your Back Pain?

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

A Patient's Success With Antidepressants for Pain and Depression

A chronic pain patient shares her struggle and success with treatment

The Dangers of Not Treating Cancer Pain

Managing your pain is a key part of your cancer treatment

Choosing a Back Specialist

From chiropractors to neurosurgeons, how to sort through your options

Finding a Chronic Pain Specialist

When you need to go beyond your primary care doctor

3 Pain Conditions Meditation Can Help

Relaxing and focusing your mind can help alleviate these chronic conditions

Two Patients Control Pain Through Meditation

Learning to relax their minds has helped these women ease their pain

Acupuncture Conquered My Chronic Pain

An actress overcame needle phobia and found relief from constant pain