Month: June 2009

Success in back pain management

Contributed by: Jerry Reviewed by: Evelyn Corsini, MSW, May, 2009   I was asked if I would be interested in helping others achieve success in BACK PAIN MANAGEMENT. My answer is…absolutely!!! I wish to make it clear that successful pain management does not come exclusively from a pill bottle; too many expect that “microwave” cure!… Read more »

My pain and my desk job

Contributed by: Mark Reviewed by: Evelyn Corsini, MSW, May, 2009 I have a desk job so I’m subject to chronic neck and back stiffness and pain. I try to keep a positive mental attitude first of all because I’ve learned that worrying and getting upset over things only makes my pain and life worse, so… Read more »

I won’t let this pain stop me from doing the things I love!

Contributed by: Dolores Reviewed by: Evelyn Corsini, MSW, May, 2009   I am a 75-year-old woman, in pretty good overall health, but I have experienced chronic back pain which started about five or ten years ago. I’ve been taking care of it with rest, some physical therapy and some trigger point injections, but on one… Read more »

How I get relief from back pain

Contributed by: Michael Reviewed by: Evelyn Corsini, MSW, May, 2009 I’m 38 years old and I have been suffering from Chronic Back Pain for nearly 3 years now. It was a year and a half since it really started affecting me when I finally saw a doctor for treatment for the symptoms. Then I was… Read more »

Words that inspired me

Contributed by: Ed Reviewed by: Evelyn Corsini, MSW, May, 2009   One of the challenges of dealing with pain is keeping a positive attitude. I personally appreciated the encouragement one of my nurses provided to me during one of those difficult moments. She shared with me her love for her work as a pain management… Read more »