Pain Management

Technology can sometimes be a pain, but it may be literally making your headache worse. This is especially true if you’ve suffered a concussion. Experts at Atlantic Health System say that screen time on computers, smart phones and tablets can induce migraines and may slow recovery time from a concussion. Watch a video featuring the Medical Director of the Headache Center at Overlook Medical Center to learn more >




Pain Management Programs and Screenings
 
Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

Mindfulness Group
Men and women can learn how to use the power of the mind to help cope with illnesses. Registration is required.
Outpatient Behavioral Health at Overlook Medical Center
46-48 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ
Presenter: Lanie Kessler-David, LCSW
For more information, a schedule and to register, please call 1-888-247-1400.
 
Pain Support Group
This education and support group is open to people with chronic pain and their families.
First Monday of every month, 5:30 to 7:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, Fifth Floor, Neuroscience Community Conference Room
For more information and to register, please call 908-665-1988.

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees or call 908-598-7997.


Pain Management Articles
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If you're unlucky enough to come down with the flu, you can blame your own body for your fever, cough, muscle aches and head-to-toe distress, experts say.

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Some potentially good news for folks taking opioids for chronic pain: It's possible to slowly reduce the dosage without increasing discomfort, new research suggests.

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A sensitivity to gluten in the diet has been tied to the nerve damage known as neuropathy, and a new study seems to strengthen that link.

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Following surgery, many patients head home with prescriptions for 30 or more opioid painkillers -- enough to trigger addiction, warns a leading group of anesthesiologists.

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Losing 10 percent of your body weight appears to reduce pain related to obesity, even in non-weight-bearing areas, a new study finds.

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Sure, an over-the-counter painkiller like Tylenol or Advil can help ease aches and pains, but could it mess with your thoughts and emotions, too?

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