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5 Ways Chronic Pain can Disrupt Life

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Jul 19, 2016

Chronic pain has innumerable effects on life. From strained relationships to lost work time, many of the consequences are well-known. But others are more subtle, impacting life in ways that aren’t readily apparent. In reality, chronic pain can lead to a myriad of issues far beyond the immediate pain itself. Here are five lesser-known ways pain can wreak havoc on your life.

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Topics: Chronic Pain, Behavioral Health, Multidisciplinary approach, health

Chronic Pain and Work: The Real Costs

Posted by Brenda Poppy on May 10, 2016

Chronic pain has real and tangible effects on this country’s workforce. From disability leave and doctor’s appointments to reduced productivity, chronic pain costs employers billions. But the psychological changes that accompany an inability to work – or even just a reduced capacity for work – are equally, if not more, concerning. Only with a multimodal treatment plan can chronic pain sufferers start to reclaim what they’ve lost – and start to accept the changes that life has brought.

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Topics: Blog, Chronic Pain, Employees, Workplace Pain, Multidisciplinary approach