Pot for Pain? 80% of Docs Surveyed by PPM Say Yes

Medical marijuana continues to be a hot topic in pain management and of great interest to readers of Practical Pain Management. In September, PPM featured medical marijuana (MM) on our cover and the main article is currently ranked as the #1 most read article on the PPM website.

The Effects of Chronic Pain on Sleep, Focus and Intimacy

Dr. Paul Christo featured in Prevention article on chronic pain. The article, “9 Things Only Someone With Chronic Pain Understands,” by Kristen Domonell addresses the various ways in which persistent pain impacts the lives of  the nearly 100 million Americans who  suffer from it. In addition to increased risk of depression and suicide, and strained …

Pain, a Mind-Body Problem

The August 2015 issue of Real Simple magazine (August 2015 issue) included an article on chronic pain featuring Dr. Paul Christo.  The article, “Pain” by Amy Paturel addressed how to understand (and manage) your body’s most important warning system- and what to do when it goes awry. Dr. Christo discussed how chronic pain differs from acute pain in the …

Cluster Headaches and Severe Burns

Dr. Paul Christo discussed painful medical conditions and injuries with Men’s Health for the article, “6 Pains Worse Than Childbirth” by Brian Vanhooker. Dr. Christo said cluster headaches, which tend to affect more men than women, are “probably the worst pain imaginable.” He is also quoted on the pain of severe burns, which he said can be excruciating …

Ask the Expert

“Ask the Expert” for live Web Chat Series on Pain Management, Tribune Newspapers (Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Hartford Courant, Baltimore Sun). December 2010-Present