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New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person Feature
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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.

Elevating Women's Voices Will Advance Chronic Pain Treatment and Management
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Elevating Women's Voices Will Advance Chronic Pain Treatment and Management

My hope is that a reckoning for chronic pain in women is not far off. Improved awareness and targeted research will elevate chronic pain’s status from “invisible” to “visible,” leading to faster diagnoses and will end long-term suffering.

Women and Chronic Pain: No, It’s Not 'All in Your Head'
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Women and Chronic Pain: No, It’s Not 'All in Your Head'

Women are more likely to be diagnosed with chronic pain and yet, when we ask for pain management help, we’re more apt to be told that the problem is "all in our head."

5 Out-of-the-Box Ideas for Pain Relief
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5 Out-of-the-Box Ideas for Pain Relief

Both over-the-counter and prescription medicines are frequently recommended and used for pain relief, but there are safe and effective alternatives for pain management.

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.

How Chronic Pain Impacts Women's Lives
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How Chronic Pain Impacts Women's Lives

The majority of women living with chronic pain say it affects their ability to live a full and active life. Learn more about what women shared during our HealthyWomen survey.

Turning a Moment of Change Into Transformational Momentum for Chronic Pain Management
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Turning a Moment of Change Into Transformational Momentum for Chronic Pain Management

Understanding women from the perspectives of both sex and gender are going to be critical as we look to drive sustainable change in the health arena, particularly in pain management.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Treat Chronic Pain
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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.

5 Tips to Be More Productive at Work While Managing Chronic Pain
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5 Tips to Be More Productive at Work While Managing Chronic Pain

The basics on how to successfully transition back to full productivity at your job while living with chronic pain.

Why Women Need a Personalized Approach to Chronic Pain Management
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Why Women Need a Personalized Approach to Chronic Pain Management

Women are more likely to have chronic pain but less likely to get the medical care they need.

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.