Overcoming Pain

Why people experience chronic pain, and the power they have to de-intensify it

This is Your Brain on Hope

Maybe as health care professionals we now have an excuse to slow up for a moment or two, to not be hopping from examination room to examination room. There is indeed, at least in some instances, a biochemical basis for hoping and believing. Read More

Certainly I agree mds should

Certainly I agree mds should be nicer to clients than they usually are, but in reality they are only mechanics for the body. Not gods, not authority figures, not in charge of my decisions.

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Mark Borigini, M.D., is a board-certified rheumatologist who has devoted his career to treating illnesses that cause chronic pain and disability.


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