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  • Written by Anonymous on Jan 11, 2010
    New Migraine Headache Research Results

    Migraines and the study of chronic headaches are in the news yet again today. It seems that more and more people are suffering from migraine headaches, and more physicians are looking for solutions. Recent studies have shown results that are peeking everyone's interests, and with these results has come grants and money to continue migraine headache research.

  • Written by Anonymous on Jan 07, 2010
    Can Smoking Lead To Chronic Back Pain?

    A very confusing and non-resolute article was posted in Reuters today regarding chronic back pain and smoking. While the experimental evidence suggesting a correlation between smoking and chronic back pain might not be incredibly substantial, the fact that this research is happening should be a deterrent from smoking.

  • Written by Anonymous on Jan 07, 2010
    Chronic Migraine Headaches and Pain Management

    Chronic migraine headaches can be more than uncomfortable, they can be debilitating. It's a chronic pain only highly specialized pain management techniques can attempt to resolve, and for some, it affects every aspect of their life. When the pain is so traumatic that all daily tasks have to be canceled and even laying in bed doesn't help, patients who suffer from migraine headaches often have nowhere to turn.

  • Written by Anonymous on Jan 04, 2010
    Chronic Back Pain - New Study Shows Poor Results

    Back pain is the second most common form of chronic pain in the U.S., next to arthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It's because of this fact that many chronic back pain sufferers have been turning to a multitude of pain relief options. One of those options has just been given a fatal blow.

  • Written by Anonymous on Dec 28, 2009
    Hitting the Slopes?

    ‘Tis the season for concussions, torn ligaments, and chronic pain. The holidays are one of the busiest times of the year for emergency rooms, especially in small towns. With ski and snowboard season here, injuries are inevitable. It's not that hitting the slopes is sealing your own injury fate, but when beginners mix with advanced skiers, injuries are just around the corner.

  • Written by Anonymous on Dec 23, 2009
    Epidural Steroid Injections

    I recently had a Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection for my lower back pain. Why did my pain get worse before it got better?

  • Written by Anonymous on Dec 21, 2009
    Stress and Chronic Pain During the Holidays

    We all know that stress attributes to chronic pain. We live through it day after day, and during the holidays the stress from family and friends causes some serious chronic pain discomfort. Chronic pain and stress truly go hand in hand, much like peanut butter and jelly or baseball and hot dogs. There really are no two ways around it.

  • Written by Anonymous on Dec 18, 2009
    Chronic Pain Management During the Holidays
  • Written by Anonymous on Dec 17, 2009

    Provided by Dr. Petra E. Peper, Director of the Wellness Program

    This time of year is wonderful but it can also become overwhelming and stressful! Dealing with a chronic pain condition makes this season even more of a challenge to manage successfully.

    Tips to Make the Holidays Easier

    Disrupted Routines