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Enjoy A Simpler, More Grateful Thanksgiving With These 15 Tips

In the rush of the holidays and the sprint towards the end of the year, we can all lose track of time. When this happens, we often forget to revel in the important themes of the holiday season, starting with gratitude. Those with chronic pain (and their families) have the [...]

By | 2017-11-16T15:10:26-07:00 November 20th, 2017|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Enjoy A Simpler, More Grateful Thanksgiving With These 15 Tips

15 Of The Best Pain-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes For Your Table

Thanksgiving is a time for family, connection, and comfort. Pain isn't invited to the table. For the holiday, we've created a pain-friendly Thanksgiving meal. These recipes are packed with anti-inflammatory ingredients and foods. Our meal is based around delicious recipes that are easy to make, whether beforehand or with others. [...]

By | 2017-10-27T12:52:10-07:00 October 30th, 2017|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 15 Of The Best Pain-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes For Your Table

Giving Thanks On Thanksgiving

Here at Pain Doctor, we are well aware of the struggles pain patients face every day. From episodic or acute pain to chronic pain, we know what it means to live with a condition that can severely impact a person’s life. While we recognize and honor the struggles that come [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:28:26-07:00 November 26th, 2015|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Giving Thanks On Thanksgiving

Recipe: Spicy Greens and Beans

Jalapeño peppers contain capsaicin, an antioxidant that is flavorless and odorless, but packs a powerful punch of heat. Capsaicin has the ability to relieve nerve pain by sending an impulse up to the nervous system and blocking the painful stimulus. At the first signs of your next ache or pain, help [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:28:31-07:00 November 25th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Spicy Greens and Beans

Recipe: Stuffed Baked Pears

If you prefer apples to pears, you can use those. Practically any variety of cheese or nut will work with the filling: blue cheese, cheddar, almonds, and walnuts are all suitable alternatives. The pears here bake in apple cider, but you can use apple juice or water, or even red [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:28:45-07:00 November 23rd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Stuffed Baked Pears

Recipe: Cranberry Ginger Mint Cocktail

No celebratory Thanksgiving dinner would be complete without a cocktail (or a mocktail, if you are on medications that should not be taken with alcohol). This one brings holiday flair to the table with its crimson hue and warming ginger flavor. At the base of the drink is a homemade [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:29:25-07:00 November 16th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Cranberry Ginger Mint Cocktail

Thanksgiving Recipe: Green Beans With Homemade Cream of Mushroom Sauce

There are certain side dishes that go hand-in-hand with the Thanksgiving turkey: mashed potatoes, candied sweet potatoes (or yams), stuffing, and green bean casserole. This recipe is for a lighter take on the latter with a cream sauce made from vegetable stock, yogurt, and whole milk. Green beans contain beta-carotene [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:30:06-07:00 November 9th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Thanksgiving Recipe: Green Beans With Homemade Cream of Mushroom Sauce

Thanksgiving Recipe: Cranberry And Herb Stuffed Acorn Squash

This time of year, acorn squash is plentiful; pureed, roasted, or stuffed and baked whole, it’s an autumn staple, and an extremely good-for-you one at that! Like its winter squash counterparts (think: buttercup, butternut, delicata, kabocha, pumpkin, etc.), the acorn variety is rich in anti-inflammatory nutrients, such as beta-carotene and [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:30:35-07:00 November 2nd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Thanksgiving Recipe: Cranberry And Herb Stuffed Acorn Squash

Giving Back After The Turkey: Giving Tuesday

The picture above is of the Thanks-giving Chapel in downtown Dallas, Texas. Its beautiful stained glass spiral symbolizes the beauty and fragility of life, how even as it circles back on itself there are opportunities to rise above and do better. December 2, 2014, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, affords us [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:39:52-07:00 December 1st, 2014|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Giving Back After The Turkey: Giving Tuesday

Thanksgiving And National Family Health History Day

Thanksgiving is not just a time to gather around the groaning board and watch football all day. Thanksgiving is also National Family Health History Day, a day that can literally save your life. The Surgeon General of the United States developed this initiative in 2004 to encourage families to take [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:47:49-07:00 November 26th, 2014|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Thanksgiving And National Family Health History Day

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