Archive for the ‘Pain Disorders’ Category

The Purpose of My Taming Pain Blog

Welcome to my Taming Pain Blog. I assume you are here either because you suffer from chronic pain, you have a person you care for, or about, who does, or you are a health professional who works with people with pain. I myself suffer from chronic pain. I have Fibromyalgia, Sjogrens Syndrome, Spinal Stenosis, Scoliosis, […]

What Does A Pain Psychologist Do?

This is a brief summary of what I do as a Pain Psychologist in my private practice. I assume you are here because you suffer from chronic pain, or you want to help someone else who does. I am a licensed and board certified clinical psychologist and I specialize in clinical pain management. I have […]

Coping With Daily Lumbar Strain

One of my patients, a 55 year old lady, reported she has had bad pain days since her last visit. She has had annoying and biting┬áback pain in her right lumbar area, and radiating right leg pain with some numbness. Her right sided lumbar pain is flared up by household chores such as washing dishes, […]