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3 Powerful Myths About Back Pain

By |2016-06-13T18:22:41-07:00July 13th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

There are some conditions in which myths prevail as truth; back pain is one such condition. Here are three powerful myths about back pain, and the myth-busting truths behind them. Powerful myth #1: There is nothing that can really be done, so you have to live with the pain Maybe [...]

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What Does Pain Mean For You?

By |2016-11-03T08:25:42-07:00May 29th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

In May on the Nevada Inside Pain blog, we took a close look at what pain (and its treatments) mean for many different types of people living with it. Women in pain By far, we spent most of our time this month examining what pain means to women. This wasn't [...]

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Women In STEM: What’s Now And What’s Next

By |2016-11-03T08:25:56-07:00May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is a field bursting with new discovery and promise. Historically, women have been underrepresented in all science fields, and STEM is no different. While the workforce is 47% women, in the STEM fields, women hold a much lower percentage of jobs based in the [...]

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Everybody Hurts, But Not All Are Equal: Women In Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:26:00-07:00May 18th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Gender disparity is nothing new. From wages, where women earn 77 cents to every dollar a man earns to housework, with women doing most of the cleaning and childcare, there has long been inequality in several different areas. There is one area of inequity that can prove to be fatal, [...]

Recent Research About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By |2016-11-03T08:26:03-07:00May 13th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a chronic condition characterized by not only extreme exhaustion but also muscle aches and pains, inability to concentrate or focus, pain in the joints, and difficulty sleeping. This condition brings with it challenges from start to finish, including diagnosing [...]

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5 Powerful Myths About Depression

By |2016-11-03T08:26:32-07:00April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Now more than ever, mental health has become a hot-button issue. Recent revelations surrounding the Germanwings co-pilot who intentionally downed a plane filled with passengers have sparked more conversation surrounding mental health and illness. It is unfortunate that only when tragedy occurs do we have a national dialogue about mental [...]

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