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“Unless we learn how to take care of that pain and help people recover from and manage that pain without just throwing pills at them, including opioids, we’re not really addressing the root causes.” –Wayne Jonas, MD

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“It is very widely acknowledged that pain education, certainly in medical schools, is woefully inadequate.” –Heather Tick, MD

A Systems Approach to Chronic Pain

A Systems Approach to Chronic Pain

Chronic pain has been increasingly recognized as a biopsychosocial condition, and many clinicians believe that comprehensive interdisciplinary management is preferred over medication only. Functional Medicine clinician Dr. Henri Roca discusses his approach to chronic pain in a powerful IFM interview. Watch Now

Opioid Alternatives for Chronic Pain

Opioid Alternatives for Chronic Pain

“For millions of people across the globe, excruciating pain is an inescapable reality of life,” writes Allyn L. Taylor, in an article published in The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Does it have to be this way? Learn More

Perspectives on Psychosocial Determinants of Health

Perspectives on Psychosocial Determinants of Health

Pain is widespread in America, but even higher and more severe among individuals who have served in the military. In this interview, Wayne Jonas, MD, describes how integrative medicine and a focus on salutogenesis can help resolve this situation. Listen Now

Chronic Pain & Mitochondrial Function

Chronic Pain & Mitochondrial Function

Over 1.5 billion people suffer from chronic pain worldwide. If patients are denied access to opioids even further, will we add to the burden of suffering? What are the alternatives? Functional Medicine offers an integrative approach. Learn More