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How an invisible and always present illness can take its toll on patients and caregivers.
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Humans Hardwired to Feel Others' Pain, Study Finds

Humans Hardwired to Feel Others' Pain, Study Finds | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
This ability is likely an evolutionary adaptation, researcher says
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Abusive Prescribing of Controlled Substances — A Pharmacy View — NEJM

Abusive Prescribing of Controlled Substances — A Pharmacy View — NEJM | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — Abusive Prescribing of Controlled Substances — A Pharmacy View
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FDA shuts down 1677 online pharmacies - WGMB FOX 44

FDA shuts down 1677 online pharmacies - WGMB FOX 44 | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
FDA shuts down 1677 online pharmacies
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It said 88% did not require a valid prescription, and almost half sold medicines lacking FDA approval.
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Covidien Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Nellcor™ Pulse Oximetry Motion ... - Fort Mills Times

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MacReportMedia - Significant Unmet Medical Need for Treatment of ...

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An estimated 11 million people suffer from both chronic pain and dysphagia (Chronic Pain with Dysphagia or "CPD") across a variety of pain subtypes (e.g., chronic back pain, osteoarthritis, and cancer pain).
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Mother-of-three who suffered from crippling back pain for 30 years is finally ... - Daily Mail

Mother-of-three who suffered from crippling back pain for 30 years is finally ... - Daily Mail | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
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Mother-of-three who suffered from crippling back pain for 30 years is finally ...
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A mother-of-three whose crippling back ache left her bedridden has finally been given a new lease of life - thanks to a remote control.
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Lorimer Moseley - The Role of the Brain in Chronic Pain

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Lorimer Moseley absolutely nails it (again) with this presentation on how the brain processes pain. He explains how the brain can change with chronic pain, and offers solutions that integrate the m...

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Free neck and back pain seminar - WOOD-TV

Free neck and back pain seminar - WOOD-TV | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Do you suffer from frequent neck or back pain? If you have regular pain it might be something more serious than you think.
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Pain training for primary care providers - Science Codex

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Pain training for primary care providers
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Chronic pain constitutes a heavy burden on healthcare systems, with more than 17 million disabled Americans reporting pain as the primary disability.
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5 Tips to Avoid/Help Lower Back Pain | Achieve Fitness Blog

5 Tips to Avoid/Help Lower Back Pain | Achieve Fitness Blog | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
It's been estimated that 80% of all Americans have had or are currently experiencing lower back pain. There are so many different types of lower back pain as well as a multitude of factors that contribute to each condition that ...
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Preventing chronic pain with stress management

For chronic pain sufferers, such as people who develop back pain after a car accident, avoiding the harmful effects of stress may be key to managing their condition.
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The Empowered Patient

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What does an empowered patient look like?
They know how to come prepared for their doctor appointments, how to ask questions (What does an empowered patient look like?

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The Ineffective Treatment of Back Pain « Health and Fitness 101

The Ineffective Treatment of Back Pain « Health and Fitness 101 | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
An article was recently published on the popular NPR Health Blog entitled “Doctors Increasingly Ignore Evidence in Treating Back Pain”. This article was posted and reposted on social media sites. Why the interest?
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@PeterBrukner discusses major headline: Successful antibiotic treatment in a subset of people with chronic low back pain

@PeterBrukner discusses major headline: Successful antibiotic treatment in a subset of people with chronic low back pain | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
This post was originally published on the BJSM blog site. Used with permission.  It is not often that something I read in the medical research literature gives me goosebumps and an incredible urge ...
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Study indentifies unmet medical need for treatment of patients with chronic ... - News-Medical.net

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The Dollars and Sense of Chronic Disease

The Dollars and Sense of Chronic Disease | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 1 out of every 2 Americans su ers from a chronic disease, defined as a noncommunicable disease (NCD) prolonged in duration, including cancer, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Chronic diseases are the number one cause of death in the U.S


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Pacemaker for the brain that switches off chronic pain - Daily Mail

Pacemaker for the brain that switches off chronic pain - Daily Mail | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
Daily Mail Pacemaker for the brain that switches off chronic pain Daily Mail Six months after I had a stroke in 2006, I began to develop a pain in my left shoulder, which slowly spread to the whole left side of my torso, with pins and needles on...
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Back manipulation may help relieve chronic pain - Fox News

Back manipulation may help relieve chronic pain - Fox News | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
Back manipulation may help relieve chronic pain
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Osteopathic manipulation may modestly reduce symptoms for some people with chronic low back pain, a new study suggests.
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Hands-on treatment improves chronic low back pain, reduces medication use

A new study used osteopathic manual treatment (OMT) and ultrasound therapy to treat chronic low back pain in 455 adults.

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Health briefs: Manage back pain, try out wellness events - Naples Daily News

Health briefs: Manage back pain, try out wellness events - Naples Daily News | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
Health briefs: Manage back pain, try out wellness events
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n Learn how to manage the symptoms of lower back and or leg pain during a lecture at 2 p.m. today at the Marco Island Branch Library.
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Michael Seres's curator insight, March 6, 2013 12:56 PM

well worth a read.

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Video | Degenerative Disc Disease Causes

Video | Degenerative Disc Disease Causes | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
Degenerative disc disease has multiple causes, but the most common cause is the wear and tear process of aging on your spine. In this video, Dr. Richard Fessler goes over why your discs degenerate and cause pain.
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Smoking Linked to Chronic Pain in Women

Smoking Linked to Chronic Pain in Women | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it

New evidence points to connection between smoking and chronic pain, such as fibromyalgia, in women.


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Register now in... | Facebook

Register now in... | Facebook | Living with Chronic Pain | Scoop.it
Theresa M. Rankin wrote: Register now in advance of the Feb.... Join Facebook to connect with Theresa M. Rankin and others you may know. (Register now in advance of the Feb. 28th Thursday DCoE webinar on chronic pain.
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