I Hurt All Over

The stress of chronic pain is no small matter. It can take a psychological and physical toll. Here's how to manage it—for the long haul.

Opioid Therapy For Chronic Pain: Physician Fear or Wrong Assumptions?

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Tolerance or inadequate relief?

We Have Nothing to Fear but Pain Itself—Maybe

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Think of Jimmy Stewart grading his way upward in "Vertigo".

Killing the Disabled

By Deborah Schurman-Kauflin Ph.D.
The danger of the wolf pack mentality

5 Techniques to Help with Physical Pain

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Four alternatives to the misguided advice: “push through the pain.”

Pelvic Pain - The Bare Truth

By Shawn A. Tassone M.D.
The mind-body connection in acute and chronic pelvic pain.

Help for Vulvodynia and Possibly for Fibromyalgia, Cystitis and IBS

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
How talk therapy for depression led to a new treatment for chronic pain.

Easy For YOU To Say: Counselor Bias and Why Your Friends Think They're SO Smart.

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Staying Calm In Good Times and Hard Times Are Whole Different Ball Games

Physician, Heal Thyself, And Thy Healthcare System

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Why Our Current Healthcare System is Woefully Inadequate

Letting Go or Letting Be - Grabbing Back Your Life from a Broken Heart

By Vikki Stark M.S.W., M.F.T.
It's the quest for closure that keeps you stuck!

Mothers and Daughters: Stepmothers and Mother Nature

By Stephanie Newman Ph.D.
Stepfamilies are complicated.

The Role of Admiration in Affairs With the Rich and Famous

By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.
Mimi Alford's Admiration for President Kennedy

The “BEST” Medication For Chronic Low Back Pain

By Mark Borigini M.D.
The "best" treatment is the one that works.

Using the Body Scan to Help with Chronic Pain and Illness

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
This mindfulness-based body scan can help ease physical symptoms.

Back Pain: Lending a Hand

By Orli Van Mourik
Does your sweetie suffer chronic pain?

Talking Away the Pain

By Mark Borigini M.D.
It may be cheap, but sometimes talking works.

Dying for a Baby

By Joni E Johnston Psy.D.
Women who kill to be moms

Medicinal Marijuana: The Myth, The Money, The Munchies

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Marijuana has been used as a medical treatment for many centuries.

Fibromyalgia: Self-Awareness Exercises Decrease Pain

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Group sessions helped decrease fibromyalgia pain.

4 Easy Stress Management Strategies

By Dan Buettner
Stop suffering from chronic stress.

Chronic Pain versus the Brain: And the Loser Is...

By Mark Borigini M.D.
We need to tear up those newly paved routes before the cement hardens.

The Genetics of Pain Perception

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Our chromosomes are crying right along with us.

The Psychology Of Arthritis Pain

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Aim for the head.

The Impact of Mind Wandering on Chronic Pain

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Dream you dreamers, but don’t forget the Tylenol.

Why Women Experience More Chronic Pain Than Men

By Mark Borigini M.D.
“And she aches just like a woman”

Office Jobs: A Pain in the Back?

By Dan Buettner
Easy Ways to Reduce Back Pain at Work

Imagine a life without pain

By Polly Campbell
Visualization can help ease stress and manage chronic pain

Nutrition and Chronic Pain

By Mark Borigini M.D.
You ache what you ate.

Mind Control: Coping with Chronic Pain

By Mark Borigini M.D.
I can see for miles.

Drugs 'R' Us

By Stanton Peele
Drugs are a part of our lives in ways we can't come to grips with

The Alexander Technique for Chronic Back Pain

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Moving toward less back pain.

Vulvodynia: The Vaginal Equivalent of Fibromyalgia?

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Pink is not necessarily rosy.

Painful Bureaucracy In The Most Literal Sense

By Dennis Rosen M.D.
New restrictions on docs will cause more patients to go untreated

Two Examples of How an Energy Psychology Treatment Can End Chronic Physical Pain

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
If releasing negative energy from bad memories relieves pain, maybe ...

The Evolutionary Significance of Chronic Pain: Survival of the Whiniest?

By Mark Borigini M.D.
The psychology of the science that explains the science of chronic pain.