What is Cordotomy?

Cordotomy is a less common surgical procedure that is used to relieve pain by cutting certain nerves in the spinal cord. This blocks pain and also hot/cold feelings. This procedure may be chosen for patients who are near the end of life and have severe pain that cannot be

Dealing With Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a part of daily life for many individuals. In fact, it's estimated that 56 million Americans-or 28 percent of the adult population-experience chronic pain. Fortunately, there's much that doctors and other healthcare providers can do to reduce the severity of acute or chronic pain. It is important to establish an early diagnosis