Cake

Cake

PainPathways Magazine on Cake. PainPathways hopes the movie Cake will spark conversation about chronic pain and caregiving. If you’ve seen the film we welcome your comments on this page or through Facebook or Twitter. Cake is a 2014 American drama film written...
Sports and Chronic Pain

Sports and Chronic Pain

It is sobering to see any young athlete felled by injury. Friday-night crowds fall silent when a high school football player remains motionless on the field after the pile of players rises. Parents watch anxiously when a pitcher grabs his elbow after an inning and...
Music Therapy

Music Therapy

WHAT is it ABOUT music THAT DRAWS AND FOCUSES OUR ATTENTION, SHIFTS OUR MOODS, RESTORES ENERGY OR LIGHTENS OUR STEP? MUSIC CAN ALSO BRING DISTANT THOUGHTS AND MEMORIES INTO CLEAR VIEW AND, MOST IMPORTANT TO THOSE IN PAIN, CAN DISRUPT THE PAIN EXPERIENCE. Like other...
Get in the Right Hands

Get in the Right Hands

Consumer surveys suggest that more people than ever are seeking massage for pain management and that they find massage to provide more relief than chiropractic, acupuncture or physical therapy.  To ensure that a massage is helpful and not hurtful, here’s some expert...
Berry Smoothie Recipe

Berry Smoothie Recipe

It’s always a good time of year for delicious and healthful smoothies! Research shows that you’re more likely to eat the recommended 3-5 daily servings of vegetables if you are eating them throughout the day and not just at dinner. Get a jump start on your...
Food & Pain Quiz

Food & Pain Quiz

Does food affect pain? When an individual is suffering with chronic pain, establishing a nutritionally sound diet can often fall low on the priorities list. But can the foods, spices and drinks we have daily reduce or prevent pain? Test your knowledge. Are the...
Headaches 101

Headaches 101

Infographics have become one of the best methods for conveying detailed information in a way that folks will understand and more easily remember. We came across this great one courtesy of The Mount Sinai Medical Center and thought we’d share it with you. What do...