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Arizona Pain Hosting Free Chronic Pain Expo

If you live in the Phoenix area, we highly recommend attending the upcoming free Chronic Pain Expo hosted by our partner, Arizona Pain!

Their Chronic Pain Expo takes place on Saturday, September 27 as part of Pain Awareness Month that’s celebrated in September. The Expo will feature information on chronic […]

Finding The Face Of Chronic Pain

This month on Pain Doctor, we covered a number of important topics that dealt with chronic pain. When we look past the medical condition itself, we were able to explore what living with chronic pain really means. Who suffers from chronic pain? How can we begin to understand those with […]

By |August 27th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Recipe: Crunchy Cinnamon Granola

Looking for a recipe that your kids will love to help you make and eat too?  Try this recipe for granola coated in spices and mixed dried fruit!

This recipe requires little else than the ability to measure and mix. Plus, it’s a healthier alternative than a store-bought variety. Oats […]

By |August 26th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Kids In The Hospital: Coping Tools

Hospitalization can be troubling for anyone, but for children, even a brief visit to the emergency room can be traumatic and terrifying. Now imagine that same kid in the hospital for an extended stay. Every year, over three million children are hospitalized for various conditions.

For children ages one to […]

By |August 25th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Exercise For Fibromyalgia, 1 Step At A Time

Fibromyalgia is a pain condition that affects between 5-10% of the population in the U.S., more women than men. Fibromyalgia is diagnosed by the presence of pain in 18 specific tender points in the body. This pain can be accompanied by deep fatigue and poor focus or concentration. Many […]

By |August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Float Tanks And Chronic Pain

Chronic pain in the summertime can be a double whammy of discomfort. Those suffering from chronic pain find that relaxation and sleep is even harder to come by due to the heat, and lack of sleep can intensify pain. It’s a vicious circle. There are ways to beat the […]

Eat This, Not That: Spuds For National Potato Day!

In recent health crazes, potatoes have gotten a bad rap, lumped in with other “white foods to avoid” like sugar and flour. Don’t be fooled: potatoes are bursting with health benefits. That’s why there’s a whole day for them–National Potato Day!

To wit:

They make you smarter: Potatoes provide your brain […]

By |August 18th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Rural Healthcare: Many Problems, 1 Solution?

Of the many issues in healthcare, 1 of the most problematic is access.

For both men and women, rural healthcare continues to be lacking in both quantity and quality. Many people in rural areas find that locating a qualified physician for even their most basic needs is nearly impossible, and specialists […]

Is Pain Colorblind?

A growing body of research says that if pain is colorblind, people and their perceptions of it certainly aren’t.

A new study found that mostly white children as young as 7 reported that they believed black children felt less pain than the black children actually did, a trend in bias […]

By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

International Youth Day: Mental Health And Chronic Pain

August 12, 2014 is International Youth Day, a day that celebrates the hard work and determination of those young people who strive to better themselves. The theme of this year’s day is “Mental Health Matters.” This recognizes the important role that mental health plays for youth around the world […]

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Inside Pain Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments