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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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.
Individuals living with chronic intractable pain answer questions about their quality of life and how they manage, from finding sleep to maintaining relationships.

Recent survey shows room for improvement in patient-provider relationships when managing chronic pain.

Recent HealthyWomen survey shows room for improvement in patient-provider relationships when managing chronic pain.

The author shares her journey through emotional and physical pain as she transitioned, ultimately forging a path in medicine and advocacy.

A transgender woman shares her journey through emotional and physical pain as she transitioned, ultimately forging a path in medicine and advocacy.

Sex differences continue to play a huge role in the pain experience.

Sex differences continue to play a huge role in the pain experience.

Individuals living with chronic pain conditions often see multiple physicians and clinicians. 

Individuals living with chronic pain conditions often see multiple doctors to help manage underlying causes and related symptoms.
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