Labs and Diagnostic Tests Center

Diagnosing the exact cause of your chronic pain can be a long, challenging process. That's because there usually isn't one test that can definitively point to what's causing your pain. Our Labs and Diagnostics Tests Center explains the most common tests used to help diagnose pain.

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Featured Labs and Diagnostic Tests Articles

X-rays, MRIs, CT Scans, Blood Tests, and Nerve Tests
Lab and diagnostic tests for chronic pain can’t always provide a clear diagnosis because pain is such a multi-faceted issue. Article explains most common tests, including x-rays, MRIs, and nerve tests used to help diagnose the cause of chronic pain.

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.

Be prepared for your first appointment to discuss your migraine

Coming prepared with common migraine questions answered will help your doctor make a clear diagnosis.

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.
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