Author: Madison Medical Associates

5 Reasons to See a Pain Management Doctor

We all have pain to some degree, especially as we get older. Sometimes it is worse in the morning when we wake up, sometimes it hits us mid-afternoon after standing too long, or for some, it hurts whenever we move. That might be called chronic pain. Some people suffer with it thinking it’s just old age. If you can relate to any of these situations, it might be time to get some help. Here are 5 reasons to see a pain management doctor.

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Signs You or a Loved One May Have a Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription drugs are a godsend for most of us. We need them to help recover from surgery, fractures and breaks, anxiety, and many other medical issues. However, there are certain drugs which tend to make people more vulnerable to addiction. There is surely a crisis in our country at the moment. Watch out for signs you or a loved one may have a prescription drug addiction.

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The Top 10 Reasons To Quit Smoking Right Now

Those who are non-smokers can recognize a smoker almost immediately. The smell of tobacco, the persistent cough, plus a certain lack of patience which shows up the minute they finish one cigarette. These are all “tells.” If this is you, friends and relatives have probably coaxed you to stop.  It’s not to shame or embarrass you, but just to provide the facts like the top 10 reasons to quit smoking right now. It’s not too late, and could save your life.

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How A Pain Diary Can Help You Relieve Pain

If you are a fastidious keeper of lists: to-do lists, grocery lists, birthday lists, and even a gardening journal, your constant pain could finally be a thing of the past. Keeping a pain diary is really no different than your list of lists. How a pain diary can help you relieve pain.

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