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156: Doctor, Please Lighten Up My Pain with Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi on Change It Up Radio

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In this episode of Change It Up Radio, Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi joins me to talk about unexplained aches and pain, plus effective ways to target and alleviate both chronic and acute pain.

Muscle pain is a major medical problem for 60-85% of the population who report experiencing nonspecific back pain of muscular origin at some time in their lifetime. My guest today, Joseph Pergolizzi, MD, is an internationally renowned pain specialist, well-versed in multiple issues confronting people experiencing acute and chronic pain, and has certainly been in high demand since the coronavirus has made its rounds.

But viral infections are only one reason you could be experiencing muscle aches and pain. Other common causes include overexertion and trauma to the body. However, it's the lesser-known causes of muscle pain that people may be unaware of and could confuse with symptoms of a virus. In this episode, Dr. Pergolizzi shares four surprising sources of lesser-known muscle pain, and three easy do-it-yourself remedies to address these types of muscle pain at home that don’t involve taking pain pills or seeing a doctor.

He also discusses the difference between acute and chronic pain, why some viruses cause muscle pain, the increase in patients reporting and experiencing pain since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when and how pain medications should be used, and when it’s time to see a doctor about muscle pain.

To Learn More About the Show, Visit: www.ChangeItUpRadio.com

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In this episode of Change It Up Radio, Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi joins me to talk about unexplained aches and pain, plus effective ways to target and alleviate both chronic and acute pain.

Muscle pain is a major medical problem for 60-85% of the population who report experiencing nonspecific back pain of muscular origin at some time in their lifetime. My guest today, Joseph Pergolizzi, MD, is an internationally renowned pain specialist, well-versed in multiple issues confronting people experiencing acute and chronic pain, and has certainly been in high demand since the coronavirus has made its rounds.

But viral infections are only one reason you could be experiencing muscle aches and pain. Other common causes include overexertion and trauma to the body. However, it's the lesser-known causes of muscle pain that people may be unaware of and could confuse with symptoms of a virus. In this episode, Dr. Pergolizzi shares four surprising sources of lesser-known muscle pain, and three easy do-it-yourself remedies to address these types of muscle pain at home that don’t involve taking pain pills or seeing a doctor.

He also discusses the difference between acute and chronic pain, why some viruses cause muscle pain, the increase in patients reporting and experiencing pain since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when and how pain medications should be used, and when it’s time to see a doctor about muscle pain.

To Learn More About the Show, Visit: www.ChangeItUpRadio.com

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