Chronic pain can rule your life, interfering with your ability to work, sleep and enjoy your family and friends. When chronic pain disrupts your quality of life and does not improve with standard treatments, Cleveland Clinic Pain Management specialistis are among the most experienced in the world, treating more than 10,000 patients each year.
Our board-certified physicians are dedicated to helping people with chronic pain return to a normal, productive lifestyle. There are many safe, proven effective treatments available that can eliminate or reduce chronic pain. Using the latest in diagnostic technology, paired with medical and interventional therapeutics, our specialists will work with you to identify the source of your pain, eliminate or reduce the pain and teach you how to manage it. The sooner you seek treatment, the sooner you can start enjoying life again.
Get your questions answered live by William Welches, DO, PhD and Tanya Edwards, MD from Noon - 1 p.m. ET
Learn about alternative ways of relieving pain from Tanya Edwards, MD, from the Center for Integrative Medicine, and William Welches, DO, PhD, from the Department of Pain Management. Together, they will answer your questions and share insights about non-traditional therapies that can complement other treatments for your chronic pain.
Get your questions answered live by Bruce Vrooman, MD from Noon - 1 p.m. ET
Take this opportunity and have your questions answered by our specialist, Bruce Vrooman, MD. Dr. Vrooman will discuss different types and causes of abdominal pain, how pain affects quality of life, ways to measure pain, and how best to communicate your experience of pain with your health care providers, family members, and others working with you.
Get your questions answered live by Daniel Leizman, MD and Santhosh Thomas, DO, MBA from Noon - 1 p.m. ET
Eighty to 90 percent of people in the United States will suffer from back pain at some time during their lives. Back pain is the second most common reason people visit their family doctors. Many back disorders can be evaluated and treated successfully by a primary care doctor. However, for severe or persistent pain, evaluation by a medical spine or pain management specialist is recommended.
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