Fibromylagia is a neurological disorder that affects approximately 12 million people in the U.S. This chronic disorder causes aches and pains in the body that are severe enough to impact normal activity and disrupt sleep. A person with fibromyalgia may feel pain in the muscles, tissues, joints, and tendons […]
They are often tired. Sometimes they are irritable and snap for no apparent reason. They may be depressed or anxious, and they may not want to do the things they used to enjoy. The kids might wonder why Mom or Dad never leave their bed, or why they are […]
September 11, 2001.
Chances are very good that you remember exactly where you were, who you were with, and what you were doing when you got the news that first one plane, then another, crashed into the World Trade Center, and then the Pentagon, and finally into a field in […]
Comfort food: creamy, cheesy, indulgent, rich, and oftentimes not the best choice when it comes to taking care of our bodies! What if there was a dish you could make that embodies comfort food, without all of the guilt? There is, and this Cobb Guacamole Salad recipe is it!
Approximately 100 million people in the U.S. live with chronic pain, but how many families are living through their pain with them? Caregivers of chronic pain patients experience many special challenges. The pressure can be extraordinary, and the impact of chronic pain in the family can be deeply felt. […]
An estimated 100 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic pain. This is not a happy statistic for many people, but there is some good news: you can eat to fight chronic pain. The challenge is taking foods you enjoy and tweaking them to turn them into pain-fighting, […]
Chronic pain is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. According to the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA), one in six people are living with chronic pain. The type of pain can vary with age. People in their 20s and 30s are most likely to suffer from […]
For some people, pain is an everyday condition. Chronic. Lasting longer than three months. It shapes the way they shop for groceries, parent their children, and manage their relationships. Pain becomes the focus of life. Pain makes life a delicate thing, too fragile to be robust, too uncertain to […]
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 […]
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 […]