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.

Should You Have an MRI?

Be careful about rushing to the lab to get a scan of your back

How People in Pain Can Revive Their Sex Lives

Learn how to lessen pain and increase intimacy

How the Mind Controls Pain

Science is beginning to understand the brain's complex relationship to pain

Treating Depression Along With Cancer Pain

Depression and cancer pain often go hand in hand and treating one can help manage the other

Chronic Pain Is a Disease

How pain rewires your brain and nervous system

Finding Relief From Cancer Pain

Two patients fought hard to improve their quality of life and it paid off

How Does Acupuncture Work?

Scientists are beginning to understand this ancient and effective treatment

When Your Doctor Won't Prescribe Narcotics

Concerns about addiction have made some doctors gun-shy about prescribing pain meds

Why Patients Don't Talk About Cancer Pain

Speaking up is the first step to getting relief