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New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person Feature
Chronic Pain

New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person

In recent years, researchers have proven a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management can offer substantial and sustained pain relief.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Treat Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Treat Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a real physical condition, but the reality is that sometimes, health care providers can’t relieve the pain medically. That’s when CBT can play a significant role.

In the Balance: We Need to Ensure Access to Pain Management Options While Confronting the Opioid Crisis
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In the Balance: We Need to Ensure Access to Pain Management Options While Confronting the Opioid Crisis

In recognition of Pain Awareness Month, Phyllis Greenberger, HealthyWomen’s Senior Vice President for Science and Health Policy, reflects on the importance of safeguarding the health needs of chronic pain patients while confronting the opioid crisis.

Do You Experience Chronic Pain?
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Do You Experience Chronic Pain?

HealthyWomen wants to better understand how chronic pain impacts women’s lives. Please take this brief survey.

Family Caregivers Finally Get A Break — And Extra Coaching
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Family Caregivers Finally Get A Break — And Extra Coaching

Family caregivers are finding more community resources to help them with their caregiving and give them some respite from those unpaid duties.

Ease Pain with Small Household Changes: Occupational Therapy for Chronic Pain
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Ease Pain with Small Household Changes: Occupational Therapy for Chronic Pain

Our environmental culture can set up performance expectations that lead to feelings of inadequacy. It’s important to give ourselves permission to make changes.

Staying Alive: How to Fight an Opioid Addiction
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Staying Alive: How to Fight an Opioid Addiction

Overcoming opioid addiction requires access to naloxone and long-term therapy, including medication-assisted treatment.