skeletal pain

Understanding Skeletal Pain

PainPathways Magazine – Spring 2018 Edition Features an excerpt from Dr. Paul Christo’s new book, Aches and Gains: A Comprehensive Guide to Overcoming Your Pain about Understanding Skeletal Pain. Read the full article on PainPathways We tend to think of our bones as hard and static, but bone is one of the most dynamic organs in …

Chronic pain patients report struggles under tighter opioid regulations

By Kate Masters Terri Boettcher, a chronic pain patient, in her Middletown home discusses her struggles with back and other pain and treatment. Staff photo by Bill Green. Originally published on The Frederick News-Post. For almost half a year, Susan Haller has watched her husband — a chronic pain patient — slowly erode. Until the summer …

Huffington Post: Me vs. Fibromyalgia – featuring Dr. Christo

Dr. Christo was featured in the Me vs. Fibromyalgia Chronic Spotlight Series with Puja Rios where he shares his passion for pain management and tips for new technologies. Part I is available now on Huffington Post. To wrap up 2017’s Chronic Spotlight Series, we’ll learn heaps of new information in this two-parter with Dr. Paul …

Dr. Christo & America’s First Radio Show on Overcoming Pain

Dr. Paul Christo is a board-certified, Harvard trained anesthesiologist and Johns Hopkins–trained pain medicine specialist. He’s an associate professor and researcher at Hopkins in the division of pain medicine and department of anesthesiology and critical care medicine. You might think someone with such an impressive academic pedigree might talk a little over your head and …

Managing the Fear of Prescription Drug Addiction

Doctors prescribe more painkillers today than they ever have – with primary care providers accounting for about half of opioid pain relievers dispensed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With all the media attention – and untimely celebrity deaths – related to pain medication, it’s not surprising that chronic pain patients …

Can Chronic Pain Be Prevented?

Can chronic pain be prevented? Is there a way to silence pain early, before it becomes a lifelong affliction? The question has taken a back seat to efforts to treat pain, but research is starting to point the way. Dr. Paul Christo speaks with The Boston Globe reporter Felice J. Freyer about new approaches to prevent pain …

CAUTION: Opioid Addiction

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