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Jennifer’s Story

“Now that my pain is under control, everything is different.” Jennifer went to 12 different specialists in an attempt to find relief from her pain—later diagnosed as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. The other doctors prescribed a lot of medication and administered steroid injections, but these treatments not only didn’t take care of her pain, they [...]

By |October 26th, 2017|Patient Stories|Comments Off on Jennifer’s Story

Easy Salmon and Broccoli

Easy Salmon and Broccoli 1 pounds salmon fillets, skinned and cut into 4 portions 1 head of broccoli, washed and cut into florets (about 2 cups) 3 tablespoons olive oil (divided) 1-2 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt (divided) 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper (divided) 1 lemon, sliced   Preheat oven to 450F and [...]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on Easy Salmon and Broccoli

Ray’s Story

This fall, Ray is out raking leaves and getting his home ready for the upcoming winter. For many years, Ray wasn’t able to do these common tasks. You see, twenty years ago, Ray was pulled over on the side of the road when his car was struck by a tractor-trailer that was traveling at 65 [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|Patient Stories|Comments Off on Ray’s Story

Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse 2- 8 ounces packages light cream cheese room temp 1- 15 ounce can pure pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling) 2 cups Fairlife milk, whole 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1-2 teaspoons liquid stevia or other sweetener to taste 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Using a mixer, blend cream cheese and pumpkin until [...]

By |September 8th, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

Depression Commonly Accompanies Chronic Pain

According to the US Pain Foundation, chronic pain affects 1 in 3 Americans, more than cancer, diabetes and heart disease combined. Chronic pain can interfere with sleep, make interacting with others difficult, and cause irritability and even hopelessness when relief is elusive. It’s no surprise that depression is a common issue facing those who suffer [...]

By |January 6th, 2016|Treating You Well|Comments Off on Depression Commonly Accompanies Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain and Depression Have a Two-Way Relationship

The mind and the body are intimately connected. This is demonstrated by the two-way relationship of chronic pain and depression. The stress of chronic pain, affecting all aspects of life--the ability to work, exercise, be around others, get around, and enjoy hobbies can lead to isolation and depression. Depression then can make pain more intense. [...]

By |January 5th, 2016|Treating You Well|Comments Off on Chronic Pain and Depression Have a Two-Way Relationship