Navigating the Medical Maze of Chronic Pain

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September 09, 2019
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If you are in pain, navigating the maze of physicians, diagnostics, and treatment options is challenging. Your path will vary by the type of pain, your insurance status, and the available treatments.

Trusted Sources of Information about Back Pain

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September 09, 2019
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We believe every patient and their support network should know exactly where to find the most complete and accurate information to help better manage their pain symptoms. At PainScale, we have asked hundreds of patients and physicians what the most trusted sources of information for individuals...

Take the Free Pain Quiz

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September 10, 2019
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Welcome, we want to help patients learn more about treatment options that may work for them. Discover which tests and evaluations can help you. Get started now.

Physical Therapy for Pain Relief

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September 09, 2019
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Physical therapy can help restore movement and function for pain patients disabled by injury or disease. Therapy should be tailored to a patient’s condition and pain level. Physical therapy treatments may include a combination of stretching, strengthening, and aerobic conditioning.

Treating Both Chronic Pain and Depression

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September 09, 2019
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Chronic pain can have impacts beyond physical symptoms. It may also cause depressive symptoms that can lead to isolation, drug dependency, and immobility. These symptoms can affect mood, behavior, thoughts, and overall quality of life. Because depression can intensify pain, it is important that...

Understanding Your Health Insurance Options

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September 09, 2019
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Prior to your physician appointment, contact your insurance provider to determine what pain treatment services are covered under your plan. If you do not currently have insurance, please use the Plan Finder provided by the federal government to assist you in finding a health insurance plan that...

3 Pain Therapies People Love, But No One Knows Exists

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September 09, 2019
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Pain can come from many sources including diabetic neuropathy, shingles, migraines, pelvic pain, and back pain. Pain management employs different kinds of therapies including many lesser known ones that some people love but others don’t know about including spinal cord stimulation, workplace...

5 Reasons Doctors Recommend to Track Your Pain

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September 09, 2019
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People sometimes try to ignore their pain, hoping it will go away. Problems don’t usually go away – they usually get worse. In pain management, doctors recommend that you do the opposite of ignoring your pain. Instead they want you to track your pain, for very specific reasons.