Pain Management

Whether the result of injury, arthritis or other condition, pain can have a direct impact on our ability to function. Find out how well you’re managing pain and to what degree it limits your daily activities by taking a short health assessment. In doing so, you’ll learn more about what specifically causes pain, the risk of recurrence and recommendations to reduce and prevent it. Take the quiz now >





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.

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.


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Chronic Pain May Drive Some to Suicide

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 -- Suffering debilitating pain every day may be so unbearable that some decide to take their own lives, new research suggests.

More than 25 million U.S. adults have some level of daily pain, and 10.5 million have considerable pain every day.

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'No Documented Reason' for 1 in 3 Outpatient Opioid Rxs: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 -- The United States is in the grip of an epidemic of opioid painkiller addiction. But now, research shows that in nearly a third of cases there's no medical reason documented for opioids prescribed in an outpatient setting.

The findings show the need for stricter rules on recording patients' needs for the highly addictive drugs, the research team said.

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