Chronic Pain Management

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Pain: The Solution – Many Solutions

Pain: The Solution – Many Solutions

You’re in for a treat. Amy Baxter, pediatric emergency physician, pain researcher, and device manufacturer, is the CEO and Founder of Pain Care Labs.) and the two C’s (Control and Connection).

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Recorded 3/20/19

Published 7/28/2019

Fibromyalgia. Managing Pain. Doing the Work.

Fibromyalgia. Managing Pain. Doing the Work.

When I examine the puzzle of pain management and opioid use, I often see Melissa Reynold’s words in my mind’s eye. She lives with, struggles with pain. She’s so sensible about pain. Melissa writes about Fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and pregnancy, separately and together.

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Recorded 7/2/19

Published 7/21/2019

I’m not drug-seeking. I’m in pain.

I’m not drug-seeking. I’m in pain.

This episode concludes the conversations with Fatima Muhammed-Ighile, a mother with two young children, and her mother, Esosa, navigating Sickle Cell Disease.

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Recorded 5/26/2019

Published 6/9/2019

Living a Happy, Full Life

Living a Happy, Full Life

Fatima Muhammed-Ighile learned to advocate for herself and has begun to advocate for others with Sickle Cell Disease. People who have regular lives and struggles and hopes and dreams also have sickle cell disease and are just trying to live a happy life, a happy full life.

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Recorded 2/19/2019

Published 5/26/2019

Good listeners. Good conclusions.

Good listeners. Good conclusions.

Esosa Ighile raising young women with Sickle Cell Disease to be commanders of their own ship. The whole family feels the pain of their pain. A fight for health equity.

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Recorded 2/15/2019

Published 6/2/2019

Overtreated, Untreated, and Mistreated

Overtreated, Untreated, and Mistreated

Before her auto accident that caused chronic pain and subsequent surgeries, Barby Ingle was no stranger to pain. After her accident, Barby felt overtreated, untreated, and mistreated. She took control of her medical management and replaced drug pain solutions with physical pain solutions. She repurposed her media savvy to heal herself and engage others.

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Recorded 8/8/2019

Published 9/15/2019

Accessible Yoga: Honor Your Body

Accessible Yoga: Honor Your Body

Melissa Reynolds talks Yoga. With chronic pain and fatigue, there’s such a variation. Some people are always at high levels of pain. Some people vary. There are various stages within fibromyalgia and chronic pain and chronic fatigue.

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Recorded 12/23/2019

Published 1/26/2020

Blessings in Chronic Pain. Patient, Doctor, Plan.

Blessings in Chronic Pain. Patient, Doctor, Plan.

Chronic pain touches much. Art, science, never-ending experiment. Patient, doctor, plan. Gratifying when it works. Chat with Dr. David Edwards, pain specialist.

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Recorded 8/12/2020

Published 8/30/2020

Managing Pain: One Person’s Point of View

Managing Pain. One Person’s Point of View.

Presentation with additional resource links for the Patient-Centered Clinical Decision Support Learning Network Conference on October 15, 2018 Session Materials and Resources

Chronic Pain. Research to Action

Chronic Pain. Research to Action


Jessica DeFrank about chronic pain, reducing opioid use, research to action, risk tolerance, technology pre- and post-Covid, informed decision-making & families

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Recorded 8/21/2020

Published 9/12/2020

Win a Lottery Without a Ticket

Win a Lottery Without a Ticket

Try massive numbers of solutions to get you below the threshold to function. Most won’t work. Some will. Try for 2 weeks. Doesn’t work? Try something else. Inspiration about chronic pain from Dr. CJ Rhoads

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Recorded 9/4/2020

Published 9/27/2020

 

Sifting through the Sand: Chronic Pain, Tech, Health Equity

Sifting through the Sand: Chronic Pain, Tech, Health Equity

Chronic pain, medical choices, tech, & health equity converge in a free-wheeling conversation with the Patient-Family Advisor Network chronic pain task force.

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Recorded 8/17/2020

Published 9/6/2020