Pain Management Resources for Patients

Dr. Grace Wright addresses key considerations for women living with autoimmune diseases.

How to manage pregnancy when you have a painful autoimmune disease.

Women are at a greater risk than men of developing a chronic pain condition. These stats provide insights as to why.

Women's pain is often misjudged among the healthcare population. These statistics show exactly how.

Exhaustion-led issues are par for the course with chronic pain. But why?

Fatigue is common among many individuals living with chronic pain conditions. Here are some things you can do to stop exhaustion in its tracks.

Maya Dusenbery examines the reasons behind clinical research gaps among men and women and digs into the assumptions made by healthcare providers when a woman enters their office.

Why do gaps in treating chronic pain among women and men continue to exist, and what assumptions do doctors make when a woman enters their office? Plus: a history of hysteria and the "it's all in her head" stigma.

Keeping a “pain diary” is a great way to track symptoms, medications, and more

Keep these migraine journal and tracking apps on hand when you make your next doctor's appointment.

Mobile technology aids for better sleep, acupressure, and meditation

Manage your migraine pain from the comfort of your own phone with these helpful apps.

Understanding the difference between addiction and physical dependence, as well as their risks and implications, is crucial for anyone managing chronic pain with prescribed opioids.

When using opioid therapy to manage chronic pain, it is important to know what to expect with regard to opioid use disorder and physical dependence, and what to do if you are diagnosed with either.

CRPS/RSD charity shares an infographic on use of spoons to communicate invisible, chronic illness

Communicating invisible chronic pain to loved ones and coworkers is not easy. Spoon Theory supporters (aka, Spoonies) may find help with this infographic.
Patients are becoming more aware of the need to adequately track opioid dosages and have emergency plans in place.

A primer for patients trying to understand their symptoms

This introduction hopes to both provide additional help for sufferers, while also educating those who may have a loved one.

Fix daily struggles with these self-management tools

 
Ease chronic pain flareups with these self-management tools, gadgets, and gear for your home, office, or on the go.

The rate of chronic pain among US veterans remains high, but many treatment approaches are available.

While chronic pain is common among veterans, here's five things you may not know about veterans with this condition.
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