Virtual Reality For Pain Management

Virtual Reality For Pain Management

“It’s better than drugs. Dr. Diane Gromala, PhD, directs the Pain Studies Lab and the Chronic Pain Research Institute This was how a pioneering scientist and professor described her first experience with virtual reality. Dr. Diane Gromala, a chronic pain sufferer since 1984, took MRI data of her torso and made it into a 3D … Read more

Preventing Foot Pain

Preventing Foot Pain

They propel us, steady us and, in many ways, dictate our level of physical health, but most of us take our feet for granted until something goes wrong. Elliot Udell, DPM, president of the American Society of Podiatric Medicine and a practicing podiatrist and foot pain management specialist in New York, wants to change the … Read more

Take One Graphic Novel and Call Me in the Morning

Explaining your chronic pain to your friends, family or boss can be difficult. But what if there were a tool, which could not only help your support network better understand your suffering, it could also help relieve your pain? The research-based graphic novel Pain is Really Strange by body worker Steve Haines and illustrator Sophie … Read more