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Oftentimes there is stigma that is associated with chronic pain. A chronic pain diagnosis is life-changing and can be difficult to understand. Because of this, the added stigma of a chronic pain diagnosis can make it much more difficult. Whether it is a lack of belief or judgements from others, this stigma can be harmful to those who experience chronic pain....

Understanding chronic pain can be difficult, especially if you’ve never experienced it yourself. It can particularly difficult to adjust to family and friends experiencing chronic pain. You can often end up feeling helpless or sad that loved ones are unable to participate in things they once enjoyed. Having a strong support system is important for chronic pain patients, so here are a few tips for chronic pain friends and family to help adjust to and understand the diagnosis....

Happy new year! If you have goals and resolutions for 2019, then you might be wondering how to keep up your progress. For many of us, we start the new year with great intentions, but it can be difficult to stick to your resolutions. ...

Can meditation help with your chronic pain? Pain can be related to stress when we focus too much on the outside world. Many studies have been done recently, as physicians and mental health professionals turn toward the understanding that holistic health means healing the body and the mind. As a result, meditation practices have gained respect as a legitimate alternative chronic pain management treatment....

Stress affects everybody. However, for those with chronic pain, stress can be more common and more harmful. By learning to control stress and reduce the strain on the central nervous system, some patients experienced reduced chronic pain symptoms. ...

The holiday season seems to sneak up on us every year. Every year we stress over the holiday season because of the extra weight gain we may experience, and for chronic pain patients, maintaining a healthy weight is crucial for symptom management. ...

The holidays can be stressful. Between hosting family members, preparing holiday meals, cooking or even just grocery shopping during the holiday season, it’s easy to experience stress. Chronic pain can be worsened by stress, so it’s important to learn how to ease holiday stress. ...

The Pain Management Group is expanding to better serve our patients. We are pleased to welcome three new pain management physicians to our growing practice. ...

Chronic pain is a life-changing diagnosis. Once-loved activities or hobbies may not be as easy as they once were before chronic pain....

Our lifestyles and eating habits can have a big impact on our bodies. It should come as no surprise that chronic pain can also be impacted by how we fuel our bodies with food....