PPM House Calls: Answering Your Chronic Pain Qs

Live Q&As between clinicians and patients.

Every month, we invite pain management experts and patient advocates to share their chronic pain journeys, their experience with treatments and self-care, and to answer your questions. These sessions are held live but can be streamed afterward to meet your scheduling needs.




Migraine & Mental Health

June 18, 2020 

Neurologist and headache expert Lawrence Robbins, MD, and patient advocate Jaime Sanders (author of The Migraine Diva) answer questions on treatments, self-care strategies, anxiety and depression as part of migraine disease, coping during COVID, and more. 

The following articles were referenced or are related to this House Call:

About Migraine & Advocacy 


Jaime Sanders: My Migraine Journey to Patient Advocacy, Headache on the Hill


Cluster Headache: What It's Like to Live with Unrelenting Attacks


Types of Migraine


PPM’s Headache Quiz


COVID and Chronic Pain Resources



Support Groups and Apps


5 Migraine Apps


9 Apps for Tracking Your Migraine Days


The Migraine Diva by Jaime Sanders


Migraine Meanderings by Shoshana Lipson


Shades for Migraine



Clinical Articles 

Dr. Robbins: CGRP Monoclonal Antibodies for Chronic Migraine: Year 1 of Clinical Use


Dr. Robbins: At Stake: The Possible Long-Term Side Effects of CGRP Antagonists


Erenumab and Onabotulinumtoxin A (Botox) in Refractory Chronic Migraine


More on www.practicalpainmanagement.com/patient/migraine


How Coronavirus is Affecting Pain Patients and Pain Care

April 29, 2020

PPM Editors-at-Large Jeff Gudin, MD, and Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, discuss high-risk individuals, self-care strategies, medication management (including opioid prescriptions), telemedicine, and more. View the recorded session:  

Using Art to Cope with Chronic Pain

April 13, 2020
Patient advocate Jenni Grover gives a simple but fun craft demonstration while talking about her personal pain journey. View this recorded session on Facebook.
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Last updated on: June 19, 2020