What? You didn't know there was a carnival just for pain patients? Sure! The clowns all run around throwing Codeine cream pies at each other and the cotton candy is sprinkled with Motrin.
All right, I admit I made most of that up, but the title is true. Pain Health News really is included in the [...]
A story appeared in the news the week of March 20th, 2009, that left me speechless. At the age of 21, David Blancarte of California was paralyzed in a motorcycle accident.
Fast-forward more than 20 years. It's 2007. Blancarte, now 48, is bitten by a brown recluse spider. Knowing the spider's bite is deadly poisonous, [...]
If you read about the tragic death of 45-yearl old actress Natasha Richardson, you may have read a classic case of murder by the word "just."
Richardson, wife of Liam Neeson and daughter of Vanessa Redgrave, fell during a lesson on a beginner's ski slope in Quebec. She hit her head. After falling, she got up, [...]
With the soaring cost of health care here in the U.S. and 56 million people without health insurance, a lot of us are left to our own devices when it comes to health issues. If you're caught in that position, you'll appreciate this funny "fake" news a friend recently sent me. It's a tip [...]
If you’ve turned to the internet in your quest for pain relief, you’re already using one of the best pain management tools available.
As reported in The Journal of Pain published by the American Pain Society, researchers in a Chicago-based program set out to determine how effective mind/body self-care techniques were in helping adults cope with [...]
I I overcame disabling chronic pain and returned to full-time work, but that doesn’t mean I’m pain free. Especially when the temperature drops.
Over the last 2 days, with much of North America caught in the icy grip of a major winter storm, even Florida has felt the brunt of those cold northern winds. Our temperatures [...]