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March 11, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Pain Rehabilitation Center Offers Freedom From Debilitating Symptoms

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Carolyn Judson repeatedly tried to no avail to get to the bottom of the episodes of shaking, sensitivity to touch and other mysterious symptoms that drastically affected her quality of life. Then she came to Mayo Clinic where she was referred to a three-week program that she says gave her her life back.

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Tags: Pain Rehabilitation Center


October 23, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Back in the Game After Pain Rehabilitation

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

At 35, Tyler McDonald felt like his best years were behind him. Affected by mystifying mobility issues and severe pain, he needed a cane and heavy pain medications to move through his days. Withdrawn and depressed, Tyler’s outlook was grim — until he met a Mayo Clinic neurologist who opened a door that led Tyler […]

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Tags: Dr. Eoin Flanagan, Dr. Wesley Gilliam, Functional disorders, Pain Rehabilitation Center


June 24, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Living and Thriving Beyond Opioid Addiction

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Ken Start is an optimistic, energetic husband, father and grandfather with a job and family he loves. It’s a life Ken’s fought for, but one he almost sacrificed to opioid addiction. For 15 years, Ken was addicted to prescription pain medication, an addiction that was finally broken with the help of Mayo Clinic’s Pain Rehabilitation […]

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Tags: Addiction Services, Dr. W. Michael Hooten, Opioid use disorder, Pain Rehabilitation Center


April 8, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Rising Above a Rare, Debilitating Disorder

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Diagnosed with stiff-person syndrome — an extremely rare autoimmune neurologic condition — Tara Zier looked to Mayo Clinic for help. There she found valuable guidance and gained a new outlook on how to manage her condition.

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Tags: Dr. Andrew McKeon, Mayo Clinic Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology, Pain Rehabilitation Center


January 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Emerging From the Grip of Chronic Pain

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For years, the chronic pain of Crohn’s disease isolated Breanne Spence from family and friends. At Mayo Clinic’s Pain Rehabilitation Center, Breanne learned how to manage the pain so she could take control of her life again.

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Tags: Crohn's Disease, Dr. Cynthia Townsend, Pain Rehabilitation Center


October 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment

From Surviving to Thriving, Thanks to the Pain Rehabilitation Center

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Marissa Koscielski’s back injuries led to chronic pain that eventually forced her into a wheelchair. Participating in Mayo Clinic’s pediatric pain rehabilitation program helped her overcome the pain and put her back on her feet.

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Tags: Pain Rehabilitation Center, Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program


December 19, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Teen Returns to the Range With Help From Mayo Clinic’s Pain Rehabilitation Center

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

“Mom, I’m going out!” Today this phrase rings through the Gramm home on a regular basis as 16-year-old Josie Gramm heads outside to work with horses at the family’s ranch near Glendive, Montana. An enthusiastic ranch hand who loves being with animals, Josie spends as much time as she can outdoors. For almost a year, […]

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Tags: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Pain Management, Pain Rehabilitation Center


August 30, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Pain Rehabilitation Puts Brent and Nancy Berry Back in the Saddle

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

During the holidays last year, Nancy and Brent Berry of Danbury, Iowa, went on a train ride with their children and grandchildren, after a two-hour car ride to get there. They’ve been horseback riding with friends. They’re laughing, running errands together, and hosting their grandchildren for overnight stays. Not long ago, they couldn’t enjoy any of those activities. […]

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Tags: Chronic Fatigue, Dr. Wesley Gilliam, fibromyalgia, Inflammatory Arthritis, Pain Medicine, Pain Rehabilitation Center


August 16, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Patients Tell How Pain Rehabilitation Program Brought Them Relief

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

Three weeks. It sounds like a long time, especially if you’re going to a hospital or clinic every day. But for people living with chronic pain, a daily, multi-week program is compelling if it can help them return to a more active lifestyle. Established in 2011, the Pain Rehabilitation Center at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus […]

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Tags: Florida Campus, MayoClinicFL, Pain Medicine, Pain Rehabilitation Center, PRC, Sletten


December 10, 2014 · Leave a Comment

An Answer to Chronic Pain Through Community

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

Read time: 7 minutes Kylee Swensrud doesn’t want to talk about the bad stuff. About how the chronic back pain she’s been living with for the past few years caused emotional distress and drove a wedge between her parents, or the weight it placed on her older sister over concern for her. And she especially […]

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Tags: back pain, chronic pain, Pain Rehabilitation Center


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