Ovarian Cancer and Other Gynecological Sources of Chronic Pain

September is a month for awareness of both pain and ovarian cancer. Chronic pain is something that many people live with and struggle with daily, and women often experience pain because of gynecological health conditions, including ovarian cancer. These conditions not only cause pain but can also trigger other symptoms and complications, but there is …

When PMS Symptoms Are Worth Getting Checked Out

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and as the fifth largest cause of cancer-related deaths in women, it’s important to be informed of the disease. In 2018, an estimated 22,240 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and 14,070 will die. The cancer is often undetected until it begins to spread to the pelvis and …

How The Alexander Technique Can Help You Manage Pain On The Move

Over 25 million adults live with chronic pain in America. The availability and easy access to NSAIDs make them a tempting source of relief, especially when people have to manage pain during a long commute each day. However, NSAIDs simply mask pain, rather than addressing its source and removing it. Long-term use of NSAIDs has serious potential side effects; …

Fighting the Opioid Crisis – Fox News

Should marijuana be used to address the opioid crisis? Jun. 23, 2018 – 3:16 – Some push to provide pot as a substitute for painkillers; pain management specialist weighs in on ‘Fox & Friends.’

Sleeping Through the Pain of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Sleep is fundamental to our health and happiness as humans; without enough of it, our wellbeing and ability to cope with what challenges come our way are seriously impacted. The latter is particularly true when we are in pain, which impacts our ability to relax and sleep, which in turn affects our ability to cope …

Treating Lower Back Pain Without Opioids

Dr. Christo is proud to host: Treating Lower Back Pain Without Opioids This video covers: -Acupuncture -Chiropractic Care -Thermal Therapy -Physical Therapy -Massage Therapy This video is available to patients and physicians. If you are a patient, please click here and select the button “Go Straight to the Video (No CME)”. If you are a …

The Longtime Ouch!

Originally published on creators.com by Chelle Cordero Sometimes the pain that accompanies the creaking and aching in our bodies is just too much to bear. It can persist for so long that it becomes chronic pain. We need relief. For many, that has come in the form of opioid prescription medication like OxyContin, fentanyl, morphine and …

Be Free From Back Pain While Driving

Over 30 million Americans experience back pain, in fact it is the most common reason for missing work. Back pain costs the economy $88 billion a year. While some forms of back pain have originated from injury or accident, many are due to bad posture, and repetitive movements that are unnatural for the muscular system and skeleton. When …

The “Right to Try” Drug Bill

Trump signs “Right to Try” drug bill. Dr. Paul Christo discusses the bill aimed at terminally ill patients with i24NEWS’ Michelle Makori. Watch the video below for the full interview:

Balanced Pain Management

Redefining Pain Management

A new Alliance for Balanced Pain Management white paper discusses 5 policy strategies for redefining pain management amid the opioid crisis. What is the Alliance for Balanced Pain Management (AfBPA)? AfBPA is a national network of physicians with the shared mission of ensuring and protecting patient access to approved medical treatments and therapies. Download Whitepaper Pain …