Waging a War on Pain

Waging a War on Pain

Chester “Trip” Buckenmaier III, MD, can see the silver lining in a black cloud. The program director for the Defense and Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management in Washington, DC, often says that war—that most dreadful and deadly of human inventions—can be a...
Postherpetic Neuralgia

Postherpetic Neuralgia

NO ONE BELIEVED HER, and some implied she was crazy. One doctor even told her to see a psychiatrist. But 22-year-old Amy Shchrader, a respiratory therapist, had enough medical knowledge to realize something was seriously wrong when she awoke one morning feeling as if...
Opioid Overview

Opioid Overview

The number of Americans who suffer from chronic pain is staggering. It’s around 50-100 million, says Jeff Gudin, MD, the director of Pain Management and Palliative Care at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in New Jersey. That’s the equivalent of all the people in...
Earthing

Earthing

Think back to your childhood. Imagine the end of the school year is approaching. You are counting down the days until summer, and one of the first things you plan to do is go barefoot—as often as possible. As adults, we may have outgrown the eager anticipation of...
Maintaining Fitness

Maintaining Fitness

Maintaining Fitness While Managing Your Pain Transcripts Highlights Dr. Yoder May 28, 2014 Welcome! Thank you for joining us for “Maintaining Fitness While Managing Your Pain.” This chat will be hosted by Jon Yoder, MD, and will cover topics such as: How can exercise...