Take Control of Your Pain Days are a chance to learn about the latest advances in pain management, research, and other helpful resources from leading experts — while connecting with fellow pain warriors. U.S. Pain is co-hosting two upcoming Take Control of Your Pain Days: on Oct. 20 in Chicago, IL, and on Nov. 10 in Boston, MA.
The events are free and open to all. Lunch will be provided. For more details or to register, visit https://uspainfoundation.org/tcoyp/.
By Katie Golden
In Dr. Robert Cowan’s paper “CAM in the Real World: You May Practice Evidence-Based Medicine, But Your Patients Don’t,” he explores the notion that patients with migraine disease often incorporate complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) into their treatment regime, although it is a topic often left out of the discussion between physician and patient.
Some examples of CAM are yoga, meditation, acupuncture, massage therapy, homeopathy, biofeedback, and natural supplements.