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.


Pain Management Articles
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Pain Management

Of the 50 million Americans living with chronic pain, the pain is so bad for 20 million that it keeps them from doing the daily activities of life, researchers say.

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Pain Management

With millions of pain-plagued Americans looking for an alternative to opioids, the solution for some might be no medicine at all.

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Low back pain is a common health complaint. And if it sidelines you for too long, it can lead to weight gain, a loss in your fitness level and keep you from doing things you love.

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Could Botox Cousin Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- A modified type of botulinum toxin -- botox -- gave mice long-term pain relief and may someday be a safer alternative to opioids as a treatment for chronic pain, according to British researchers.

They "deconstructed" the botulinum molecule and reassembled it with an opioid called dermorphin. The resulting compound -- called Derm-BOT -- silenced pain signals from neurons in the spinal cords of mice.

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Pain Management

In a sign that the U.S. opioid epidemic is still not under control, a new report shows that prescriptions for the highly addictive painkillers haven't declined in the last decade.

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