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RA Pain Team
01
Feb

RA Pain Services Becomes ReclaimAbility

Since its founding, RA Pain Services has been home to a number of South Jersey’s esteemed pain specialists. Treating both acute and chronic pain, our practice has strived to restore hope to the women and men of our community by helping them manage their pain. Over the last year, RA Pain Services has undergone a...
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04
Jan

Make Patient Advocacy More Than a Buzzword

Patient Support Systems Just as there are several conditions that can lead to pain and several treatments that can help relieve it, there are many different types of patients. There are those with robust support systems who face their diagnoses surrounded by family and friends. There are those who come in with a dedicated person...
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31
Dec

How Pain Disproportionately Affects Vulnerable Populations

Chronic pain has been referred to as the invisible epidemic, but just because it cannot be seen does not mean it shouldn’t be taken seriously. Not only does chronic pain take an emotional toll, it is costly to countries and individuals. In 2017, The University of Michigan found that chronic pain results in annual losses...
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24
Dec

How to Describe Your Pain to a Doctor

As many chronic pain patients know, it can be difficult to describe pain to someone who is not experiencing it. When this results in misunderstanding between family members and friends, it can be frustrating. When this results in miscommunication with doctors, it can be devastating. It’s easy to feel hopeless when it seems like the...
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24
Dec

What Chronic Pain Patients Wish You Knew

Through years of working with patients suffering from chronic pain, we’ve seen the complex ways it shapes people’s relationships, stressing friendships and marriages, lowering self-worth and causing feelings of helplessness. We’ve seen the power pain has to make people feel isolated, but they don’t have to be. If you know someone suffering with chronic pain,...
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