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.

Two Patients Choose Back Surgery

Why they decided to go under the knife

Finding the Cause of Chronic Back Pain

Taking the time to find the root of the problem will payoff in pain relief

How Women's Pain Differs from Men's

Women feel pain more intensely—and in higher numbers—than men, but it's not exactly clear why

Caregivers Can Be Cancer Painkillers

Ways loved ones can provide critical support to people with cancer pain

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