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What Is Medical Financing?

What Is Medical Financing? Getting the medical care you need in the U.S. can be very expensive. Even if you have health insurance, your insurance provider may not cover many procedures that are considered to be “elective.”

Dec 6th, 2020
What Are the Symptoms of Fibromyalgia?

What Are the Symptoms of Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a poorly understood chronic pain condition that significantly impacts your quality of life.

Dec 3rd, 2020
A headache is one of the most common pain conditions in the world.

Read our blog to learn more about the different types of headaches. Identifying the Different Types of Headaches.Headaches are one of the most common pain conditions in the world, and nearly everyone has experienced a headache at some point in their life.

Nov 25th, 2020
How to Tell If You Have Coccydynia

How to Tell If You Have Coccydynia. Coccydynia is persistent, chronic pain of the coccyx (tailbone). The tailbone is the small, triangular bone at the bottom of the spine. It’s the last segment of the spinal column and is made up of 3-5 vertebrae.

Nov 18th, 2020
What Is CRPS?

What Is CRPS? Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) — formerly known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) — is a rare and poorly understood chronic pain condition. Because it’s not widely seen and studied, it’s often misdiagnosed by doctors,...

Nov 17th, 2020
Is Your Pain Being Caused By the Trigeminal Nerve?

Severe facial pain is immediately disruptive to everyday life. And unless you were in a recent accident, you may not have any clue what’s causing sudden and significant pain over one or more areas of your face. 

Nov 12th, 2020
Top 5 Causes of Chronic Back Pain

Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability and one of the most common reasons for missed work in the United States. It’s one of the most pervasive medical ailments in our society: experts estimate that up to 80% of the population will....

Nov 9th, 2020
Signs You May Have Neuropathy

Neuropathy — also called peripheral neuropathy — is nerve pain that occurs when one or more peripheral nerves are damaged or injured. The peripheral nervous system is the network of nerves outside the brain and spinal cord (the brain and spinal cord...

Nov 5th, 2020
The First Steps to Take If You’re In Pain

If you’re currently living with chronic pain, you may feel like your entire life revolves around pain. Without treatment and management, pain can control almost all aspects of our lives and affect our abilities to concentrate and work productively...

Nov 2nd, 2020
TEDxAdelaide – Lorimer Moseley – Why Things Hurt

Why do we hurt? Do we actually experience pain, or is it merely illusion? In this video, Lorimer Moseley explores these questions, and position the pain that we feel as our bodies’ way of protecting us from damaging tissues further. He also looks at...

Mar 7th, 2019
The Backwards Brain Bicycle

Backwards Bicycle – SmarterEveryDay, published April 24, 2015, an interesting video to help understand neuroplasticity and the ability of the brain to learn and unlearn things, such as chronic pain.

Mar 7th, 2019
The mystery of chronic pain | Elliot Krane | TED-Ed

The Mystery of Chronic Pain – Elliot Krane, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Pediatric Anesthesia) at the Stanford University Medical Center and of Pediatrics at the Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital TED Talk...

Mar 7th, 2019
How a brain gets hooked on opioids | PBS News Hour

How a brain gets hooked on opioids | PBS News Hour. Science shows that opioids, which are used as legal painkillers, can lead to addiction in the brain. For the full story, read PBS News Hour’s article on How a brain gets hooked on opioids.

Mar 7th, 2019
A Case For A Better Solution To Chronic Pain

“A person who sees a problem is a human being; a person who finds a solution is a visionary; BUT, the person who goes out and DOES SOMETHING about it is an entrepreneur.” – Naveen Jain

Mar 7th, 2019
How to Understand Chronic Pain

We all experience pain. It happens when we fall over as children and graze our knees, when we drink too much alcohol and give ourselves a hangover, or when we learn the hard way not to touch things that are hot. This kind of pain—acute pain—is part of...

Mar 7th, 2019
An Analysis of Chronic Pain and a Potential New Solution

With as many as 100 million sufferers in the United States alone, chronic pain is an epidemic. If you’re reading this, I’m going to go ahead and assume that you suffer with chronic pain yourself, or care for someone who does, in which case you’ll know...

Mar 7th, 2019
The Future of Chronic Pain Relief

Chronic pain is a huge, complicated problem, which most clinical professionals touch in some way. Yet most of the therapies that exist are limited, outdated, and inconsistent.

Mar 7th, 2019
Book Bites: A New Way to Tackle Your Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a complicated and increasingly common problem that affects millions of people around the world. Complicated in how it intervenes in our lives, complicated in its understanding and origin, and complicated in how healthcare has grown...

Mar 7th, 2019