For many people, the most maddening part of chronic pain is trying to find someone that can tell you the actual reason. Finding the source of pain can be tricky. Ask any doctor. Better yet, ask anyone suffering from "chronic pain/cause unknown."
Millions of people wake up each day to pain and other symptoms from [...]
If you're reading this chronic pain blog, it's likely chronic pain is a part of your life. You or your spouse or your child or your sibling struggle with it, and you're looking for help.
You're not alone. Millions of people need help. And millions are being denied help because they have the misfortune to [...]
A new book by Professor/Dr. Rothbart says that a recently discovered foot structure which can be effectively treated without drugs or surgery has been proven to be the source of a great deal of chronic muscle and joint pain.
On first reading the book, “Forever Free From Chronic Pain: the pain sufferers guide to getting [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
I used to be deeply troubled by the amount of money pharmaceutical companies spent wooing doctors. From gourmet dinners to tropical cruises, nothing was too much so long as it swayed doctors to write out prescriptions for big brand name pharmaceuticals.
But recently, some states have been taking steps to limit the sort of largesse [...]