Painopolis

Welcome to Painopolis, the podcast for people with chronic pain. We bring you stories about people who confronted the worst hell imaginable, surmounted it, and are now ready to tell the rest of us how they did it. You’ve never heard stories like these. Stories straight from the trenches, brought to you by seasoned journalists who’ve made chronic pain their full-time beat. Prepare to be riveted. Painopolis. Relentlessly in search of what works, one defiant story at a time. Visit us at painopolis.com.

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Stay Tuned for Season Two - Get ready for stories that will leave you transformed.


If you liked what you’ve heard so far, here’s good news: we’re taking it up a notch in Season Two, with stories that will leave you amazed and transformed.


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 2017-09-03  6m
 
 

A Ballet Master’s Balancing Act to Fight Parkinson’s - Alexander Tressor uses exercise, diet and stress reduction to keep Parkinson’s at bay.


Rather than rely just on meds, Alexander Tressor created a health regimen that keeps his Parkinson’s pain at bay—and keeps him fitter than most men half his age.


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 2017-08-20  1h11m
 
 

How Not to Get Gouged at the Pharmacy: GoodRx - Review: GoodRx reveals which drugstores sell the meds you need at the cheapest price.


Sick of overpaying for your prescription meds? GoodRx offers online comparison-shopping and discounts to get you the best pill deals in town.


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 2017-08-13  20m
 
 

How To Become a Guinea Pig: Using ClinicalTrials.gov - Review: ClinicalTrials.gov can help you find experimental treatments for chronic pain.


ClinicalTrials.gov can help you find pain-fighting treatments so new that your doctor may not even know about them.


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 2017-08-07  34m
 
 

A Ketamine Coma Was Her Last Resort: RSD/CRPS - Tormented by RSD/CRPS, she bet her life on a do-or-die trip to Mexico and a 5-day coma.


Her medical career halted by chronic pain, Shannon Stocker gambled on a powerful anesthetic, a five-day coma, and a do-or-die medical-tourism journey to Mexico.


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 2017-07-31  1h44m
 
 

Does Your Doctor Work for You or Big Pharma? Dollars for Docs - Review: Dollars for Docs reveals if your MD has taken payments and perks from Big Pharma.


Has your doctor accepted payments and perks from drug and medical-device makers? Dollars for Docs can give you the answer.


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 2017-07-17  19m
 
 

Uncle Sam Is His Dealer: Medical Marijuana - This chronic-pain patient talked the feds into giving him free marijuana for decades.


Meet the Florida stockbroker with chronic pain who talked the U.S. government into supplying him with free, legal medical marijuana for the last 34 years.


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 2017-07-10  1h40m
 
 

Can a Plant-Based Diet Beat Ulcerative Colitis? - By eating low on the food chain, she hoped to tame her ulcerative colitis. But did it work?


By switching from the pharmacy to the produce section, 32-year-old Gabrielle Fennimore hoped to tame her worsening ulcerative colitis. But did it work?


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 2017-07-03  1h36m
 
 

This Health Coach Won’t Take No For an Answer: MyFitnessPal - Review: Struggling to reach your diet and exercise goals? MyFitnessPal can help.


Fallen short of your diet and exercise goals and feel lousy because of it? Meet MyFitnessPal, an online personal trainer that’ll keep you on track.


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 2017-06-26  20m
 
 

Pelvic Pain Demands a Rewrite - At an innovative pelvic-pain clinic, a journalist learns how to ratchet down his pain.


Our intrepid journalist travels to an innovative pelvic-pain clinic. It’s a big gamble, because if the clinic’s approach fails to work, he’s got no plan B.


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 2017-06-19  1h18m
 
 
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