Pain and Smoking

Pain and Smoking

    People with chronic pain are significantly more likely to be cigarette smokers than those without chronic pain. Some smokers with chronic pain report that they use smoking as a pain-management strategy. However, smoking is not an effective coping strategy and has...
Dry Needling

Dry Needling

  When you hear the term “dry needling,” you may think it’s a kind of acupuncture. But the two therapies are, in fact, nothing alike, says Michael Coords, MD. They both use needles and can help reduce pain, but even the needles are entirely different from one...