Painopolis: Prevailing Against Chronic Pain, One Defiant Story At A Time

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Synopsis

Stories, insights, tools and tactics from people who confronted the worst hell imaginable, surmounted it, and are now ready to tell the rest of us how they did it.

Episodes

  • A Ballet Master’s Balancing Act to Fight Parkinson’s - Alexander Tressor uses exercise, diet and stress reduction to keep Parkinson’s at bay. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    A Ballet Master’s Balancing Act to Fight Parkinson’s - Alexander Tressor uses exercise, diet and stress reduction to keep Parkinson’s at bay. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    20/08/2017 Duration: 01h11min

    Rather than rely just on meds, Alexander Tressor created a health regimen that keeps his Parkinson’s pain at bay—and keeps him fitter than most men half his age.

  • How Not to Get Gouged at the Pharmacy - Review: GoodRx reveals which drugstores sell the meds you need at the cheapest price. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    How Not to Get Gouged at the Pharmacy - Review: GoodRx reveals which drugstores sell the meds you need at the cheapest price. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    13/08/2017 Duration: 20min

    Sick of overpaying for your prescription meds? GoodRx offers online comparison-shopping and discounts to get you the best pill deals in town.

  • How To Become a Guinea Pig - Review: ClinicalTrials.gov can help you find experimental treatments for chronic pain. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    How To Become a Guinea Pig - Review: ClinicalTrials.gov can help you find experimental treatments for chronic pain. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    06/08/2017 Duration: 34min

    ClinicalTrials.gov can help you find pain-fighting treatments so new that your doctor may not even know about them.

  • A Coma Was Her Last Resort - Tormented by RSD/CRPS, she bet her life on a do-or-die trip to Mexico and a 5-day coma. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    A Coma Was Her Last Resort - Tormented by RSD/CRPS, she bet her life on a do-or-die trip to Mexico and a 5-day coma. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    30/07/2017 Duration: 01h44min

    Her medical career halted by chronic pain, Shannon Stocker gambled on a powerful anesthetic, a five-day coma, and a do-or-die medical-tourism journey to Mexico.

  • Does Your Doctor Work for You or Big Pharma? - Review: Dollars for Docs reveals if your MD has taken payments and perks from Big Pharma. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    Does Your Doctor Work for You or Big Pharma? - Review: Dollars for Docs reveals if your MD has taken payments and perks from Big Pharma. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    16/07/2017 Duration: 19min

    Has your doctor accepted payments and perks from drug and medical-device makers? Dollars for Docs can give you the answer.

  • Uncle Sam Is His Dealer - This chronic-pain patient talked the feds into giving him free marijuana for decades. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    Uncle Sam Is His Dealer - This chronic-pain patient talked the feds into giving him free marijuana for decades. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    09/07/2017 Duration: 01h40min

    Meet the Florida stockbroker with chronic pain who talked the U.S. government into supplying him with free, legal medical marijuana for the last 34 years.

  • Can a Plant-Based Diet Thwart Chronic Pain? - By eating low on the food chain, she hoped to tame her ulcerative colitis. But did it work? - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    Can a Plant-Based Diet Thwart Chronic Pain? - By eating low on the food chain, she hoped to tame her ulcerative colitis. But did it work? - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    02/07/2017 Duration: 01h36min

    By switching from the pharmacy to the produce section, 32-year-old Gabrielle Fennimore hoped to tame her worsening ulcerative colitis. But did it work?

  • This Health Coach Won’t Take No For an Answer - Review: Struggling to reach your diet and exercise goals? MyFitnessPal can help. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    This Health Coach Won’t Take No For an Answer - Review: Struggling to reach your diet and exercise goals? MyFitnessPal can help. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    25/06/2017 Duration: 20min

    Fallen short of your diet and exercise goals and feel lousy because of it? Meet MyFitnessPal, an online personal trainer that’ll keep you on track.

  • Pain Demands a Rewrite - At an innovative pelvic-pain clinic, a journalist learns how to ratchet down his pain. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    Pain Demands a Rewrite - At an innovative pelvic-pain clinic, a journalist learns how to ratchet down his pain. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    18/06/2017 Duration: 01h18min

    Our intrepid journalist travels to an innovative pelvic-pain clinic. It’s a big gamble, because if the clinic’s approach fails to work, he’s got no plan B.

  • Our Anus Horribilis - Slammed by horrific pelvic pain, journalist David Sharp scrambles for answers and relief. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    Our Anus Horribilis - Slammed by horrific pelvic pain, journalist David Sharp scrambles for answers and relief. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    12/06/2017 Duration: 51min

    Painopolis editor David Sharp outs himself as a chronic-pain sufferer and recalls the unforgettable day his ass spontaneously imploded.

  • It’s Like Google on Steroids - Review: Still using the big kahuna of search engines to answer crucial medical questions? That’s because you haven’t tried PubMed.gov. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    It’s Like Google on Steroids - Review: Still using the big kahuna of search engines to answer crucial medical questions? That’s because you haven’t tried PubMed.gov. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    05/06/2017 Duration: 21min

    Still using the big kahuna of search engines to answer crucial medical questions? That’s because you haven’t tried PubMed.gov.

  • JFK: A Profile in Pain - The biggest secret of John F. Kennedy’s presidency wasn’t his sex life. It was his crippling chronic pain and his covert ways of treating it. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    JFK: A Profile in Pain - The biggest secret of John F. Kennedy’s presidency wasn’t his sex life. It was his crippling chronic pain and his covert ways of treating it. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

    29/05/2017 Duration: 01h14min

    The biggest secret of John F. Kennedy’s presidency wasn’t his sex life. It was his crippling chronic pain and his covert ways of treating it.

  • Painopolis Podcast Coming Soon! - We’ll bring you stories about people who confronted chronic pain, surmounted it, and are now ready to tell the rest of us how they did it. Prepare to be riveted. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant sto

    Painopolis Podcast Coming Soon! - We’ll bring you stories about people who confronted chronic pain, surmounted it, and are now ready to tell the rest of us how they did it. Prepare to be riveted. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant sto

    12/05/2017 Duration: 02min

    We’ll bring you stories about people who confronted chronic pain, surmounted it, and are now ready to tell the rest of us how they did it. Prepare to be riveted.