What it Takes to Treat Migraine

January 25, 2022

By Annika Ehrlich - When it comes to addressing high blood pressure or attacking asthma, patients often need more than one medication to get their chronic condition under control. So why do insurers push back when my patients with migraine need a similar approach?

Insurance Red Tape Keeps Patients in Pain

November 23, 2021

By Mehal J. Desai, MD, MPH - A grandmother in need of a hip replacement, an all-American high school swimmer with a bad shoulder and a 40-year-old construction worker with nerve pain in his elbow.

Staving Off the Pain

November 11, 2021

Veterans are tough. We’re trained to push through, suck it up and fight back. But living in pain doesn’t have to be a fact of life as we age.

A Second Chance for People with Headache Disorders

September 2, 2021

Headaches are just an excuse to avoid everyday responsibilities, society sometimes tells us, certainly not a “real” medical problem. My years of treating patients prove this stereotype utterly inaccurate.

A Better Way to Relieve Pain

August 25, 2021

Nearly six in 10 adults are living in pain, according to new data. But balanced pain management could be the key to helping many of them find relief.