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How To Build Doctor-Patient Trust

A good doctor-patient relationship depends on a healthy exchange of reliable information and confidence in your doctor. Here are some tips that can help.

Importance of Dental Care With Fibromyalgia

If you live with fibromyalgia, these are three common oral health issues you should watch out for, and tips for preventing them.

Pain Tracking App FAQ

A pain-tracking app is a good way to gather such information, but before hitting that download button, there are things to consider.

10 Tips to Stay Safe This Winter

Winter weather can change your normally safe environment into an obstacle course.

How to Avoid Raynaud's Complications

Here’s what you can do to minimize your pain as the seasons change and the weather gets colder.

November Awareness of Illusive Disorder-Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

November is sometimes referred to as “Nervember” by my friends that live with and raise awareness for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS/RSD). Maybe you haven’t heard of it, but it still wreaks havoc in the lives of our chronic pain friends who liv...

7 Burning Questions About Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is caused by many things and may be treated with injections, medication, surgery, or other modalities.

What is Centralized Pain?

What’s the difference between centralized pain and peripheral pain, and why is one more painful than the other?

Visualizing Pain in the Brain

In acute pain, the brain receives and relays messages to immediately deal with the threat. With chronic pain, however, the pain, as well as our reaction to it, is catalogued in our brain for future reference.

Why Knowing the Cause of Pelvic Pain is Essential to Treatment

Chronic pelvic pain, is pain that lasts more than a few months. It is not sexy or sexist, men have chronic pelvic pain too, but it is not frequently discussed. Chronic pelvic pain can be constant or come and go with a flare up of symptoms. Symptoms c...