The Science Of Pain
The Science of Pain

The Science of Pain

Pain Theory Explained:  Why do people jump up and down when they stub their toe?  Why does the act of sticking many needles into the skin (acupuncture) block pain transmission?  How does a cutting-edge technology like spinal cord stimulation stop…

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Pain and ADHD

A Wandering Mind Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a diagnosis that welcomes sociology into medicine. According to the CDC, 5-10% of children are treated for this condition each year. ADHD was first described in 1902, but in the past 20…

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Pain and Neuroplasticity

Pain and Neuroplasticity Neuroplasticity describes the constant molding and shaping taking place in the brain and central nervous system. Every day, our body’s form and break down trillions of tiny connections between nerves and brain cells. This continual flux is…

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Diet and Chronic Pain

Diet and  Chronic Pain Free Diet Plan Why is my pain doctor talking to me about my eating? How is food related to pain? Shouldn’t my pain doctor be simply focus on prescribing medications and leave diet issues to other health…

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Home Exercise Program

Home Exercise Program Heal your back at home while receiving care at the Delaware Valley Pain and Spine Institute. Successful care for chronic back pain requires a regular home exercise program. This handout describes seven exercises that you can complete…

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Role of Pain Management

Pain busters? What is the role of pain management The field of pain medicine is a relatively new specialty. Fellowship training programs, that are offered only after a physician finishes a four-year residency, were first accredited in 1992. Pain physicians typically…

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