Medications for chronic pain

I have been reluctant to write about medications, as a social worker I do not have medical training. But a recent video about opioid medication (below) and an inservice from my hospice doc, as well as the video I posted recently gave me enough input. This topic is especially important, as fewer doctors are willing […]

Are you sensory sensitive?

Are you sensitive to light, noise, touch and medications in addition to having chronic pain such as fibromyalgia, or wide spread pain, moving pain (have you had pain in a number of different parts of your body over several years)? Dr. Dan Clauw, the Director of the Chronic Pain & Fatigue Center at the University of […]

Got New Insurance – Now What?

If you have new insurance, perhaps through the recent Affordable Care Act, and you are looking for medical care for your chronic pain, here are a few pointers. Make a Health History Document: This is one of my tricks to get good care fast when I come to a new doctor’s office. It shows your […]