Managing chronic pain has gotten less painful – or at least easier to keep track of. Born out Damon Lynn’s own painful experience, “My Pain Diary” is an iphone app designed specifically to help people track their pain. It’s one of several apps on the market that help chronic pain sufferers document their symptoms and treatment; not only for themselves but for health care providers who get detailed reports about their condition.
More than 100 million Americans suffer from migraines, arthritis and other chronic pain conditions with an annual economic toll of nearly $600 billion in medical bills and lost productivity. To help address this problem, Congress directed the U.S.
A team of researchers led by McGill neuroscientist Terence Coderre, who is also affiliated with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, has found the key to understanding how memories of pain are stored in the brain.
Australian Craig Adams treatment plan for RSD and chronic pain includes daily training with biofeedback and neurofeedback. Originally learned at a clinic in Sydney, Craig is about to start an online course in general
Judy Foreman, perhaps the best-known health reporter in Boston and a nationally syndicated columnist, is now in pain. That is, she is writing a book about chronic pain — titled “A Nation in Pain: Healing Our Biggest Health Problem” –and is deeply immersed in the subject.