Category Archives: Pain News

Medical Marijuana Approval Slowly Growing in the U.S. – Pain News

By Ed Coghlan We thought it might be worthwhile to review some of the latest from various states around the country regarding the use of medical marijuana. A year into Minnesota’s medical marijuana program, doctors there are getting a new condition for which they can prescribe the treatment: intractable pain. Doctors began evaluating potential medical…

Endometriosis Getting More Attention- Pain News

By Ed Coghlan The pain of Endometriosis is well known to women who suffer from it. It affects 10 women of reproductive age globally and has prompted the collaboration between two leading non­profit organizations dedicated to the improvement of women’s health; the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists…

Doctors of Chiropractic Talking Alternatives to Opioid for Pain Management- Pain News

By Ed Coghlan Expect to be hearing quite a bit this fall from the American Chiropractic Association about the dangers of opioid medication. During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) in October, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) promises to build on its ongoing efforts to raise awareness of the value of a conservative approach to pain…

Alternative Therapies for Chronic Pain: Considering Magnesium Lotion – Pain News

By Joanna Mechlinski Like most people suffering from chronic pain, I’m on a never-ending quest. It generally goes unmentioned, yet it’s as relentlessly present as the prescription bottles in my cabinet. I’m always searching for a new natural way of alleviating my pain. I scan the internet, searching the latest articles and clicking my way…

The Side Effects of Pain: More Than Just “Hurting”- Pain News

By Kristine “Krissy” Anderson Those of us who live with chronic pain often have a hard time convincing others that it’s not just about the constant hurting, but there are side effects that add injury to insult, and can often be difficult to cope with. After living with progressive, intractable pain for 30+ years, I’ve…

National Pain Report To Return to LiveSupportGroup To Discuss Chronic Pain- Pain News

By Staff National Pain Report Editor Ed Coghlan will visit the LiveSupportGroup.com online chat for chronic pain on Wednesday June 29, 2016 beginning at 9pm EDT. It will be the second time Coghlan has been featured. “I was honored to be asked to return,” Coghlan said. “The interaction with pain patients is very helpful to…

My Story: Biofeedback Therapy For Migraine- Pain News

By Cindy Perlin The following is an excerpt from Ms. Perlin’s recent book: The Truth About Chronic Pain Treatment: The Best and Worst Strategies for Becoming Pain Free. Susan Antelis, a licensed mental health counselor and board-certified biofeedback practitioner on Long Island, experienced dramatic healing results from biofeedback that inspired her career direction.  Biofeedback uses…

“Smoke Alarm” One of 36 New Genes Found to Play Role in Pain Sensation, IU Study Says- Pain News

By staff. The following comes from Indiana University and is based on research published in journal, Cell Reports, noting that genes identified as affecting nerve sensitivity in fruit flies could represent future drug targets in human pain management. Indiana University researchers have that found a suite of genes in both fruit flies and humans — including one dubbed…

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