Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 10:40 AM
ideastream and NetWellness are partnering to bring more understanding to the health and medical issues you care about. NetWellness, now in its 15th year, is a consumer information website from Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati.
Visit NetWellness for more information on pain management and other health related issues.
Acute and Chronic Pain
Take a look at this illustration of acute and chronic pain in the body.
The Difference between Acute and Chronic Pain
Check out this information explaining how acute and chronic pain differ.
The Cost of Chronic Pain
Read about the costs of the United States’ pain problem.
Learn more about low back pain.
Take a look at how simple chest pains can become a chronic pain problem.
Read about different kinds of head pain.
Read more about the symptoms and treatments of one of the most common types of headaches.
Learn how to detect migraines from the signs and symptoms.
Headache Apps for Your I-Phone
Check out some apps to track your head pain.
Learn some of the causes behind muscle pain.
Read about the many causes of stomach pain.
Take a look at how nerve damage and certain diseases can cause major chronic pain.
Phantom Limbs Disease
Listen to this Radio Lab analysis about phantom limb pain and what doctors are trying to do about it.
Obesity and Chronic Pain
Learn about obesity’s link to chronic pain and how exercise can help.
Get the facts about Fibromyalgia.
Cuyahoga Falls Doctor Uses Ultrasound
Read about a Cuyahoga Falls doctor who gains international recognition for using new ultrsound-guided nerve blocks.
Pain Management Videos
Check out these videos on electrothermal therapy and spinal cord stimulation.
Epidurolysis (Racz Procedure)
Read about this common chronic back pain treatment procedure.
Take a look at how joint injections are done and what you can expect when recieving one.
MInd Over Matter
Explore how they way you think about pain can have a major impact on how it feels.
The Placebo Effect
Find out why doctors say the placebo effect is a legitimate way to treat chronic pain.
Read why some scholars argue that the placebo effect is unethical.
The Pain Pill Problem
Get the facts about prescription pain pill abuse.
Real Pain v. Fake Pain
Learn about the challenge doctors face when prescribing pain killers.
Sherrod Brown on Pain Pill Abuse
Watch Sherrod Brown explain the broad scale of prescription pain pills abuse.
Pain Killers, Killing America
Learn how prescription painkiller overdoses kill more Americans each year than heroin and cocaine combined.
Hotline for Vets by Vets
Call this hotline to talk to a fellow vet for advice and help with chronic pain and other issues.
The Rise of “New Age” Medicine
Read about the effectiveness and acceptance of integrative medicine.
CAM for Chronic Pain
Read more on complimentary and alternative medicine as it relates to treating chronic pain.
Take a look at how acupuncture can help treat chronic pain.
Explore the way yoga can help heal your mind, body and soul from the effects of chronic pain.
Factors Contributing to Your Pain
Take a look at the many different vices contributing to chronic pain.
Release Through Yoga
Learn how yoga encourgages patients to release and let go of their chronic pain.
Surviving War Wounds
Learn how veterans struggle to adapt to life back at home and how they’re healing from their various war wounds.
What Doctors Don’t Know
Read about the many aspects of pain doctors are still in the dark about.
Links Between Obestity and Pain
Take a look at the links between obesity and chronic pain.
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The need for information about health has never been greater. ideastream is responding to this need by undertaking an ongoing health programming initiative. To inform this effort, ideastream invited health professionals in the region to participate in a series of discussions between June 9-18, 2009, about the local health assets and challenges.
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