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Welcome to Painopolis, the podcast for people with chronic pain. And also for everybody else. That’s because 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.

Welcome to Painopolis, the podcast for people with chronic pain. And also for everybody else. That’s because 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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United States

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Welcome to Painopolis, the podcast for people with chronic pain. And also for everybody else. That’s because 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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@painopolis

Language:

English


Episodes

Stay Tuned for Season Two - Get ready for stories that will leave you transformed. - Painopolis: Prevailing against chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

9/3/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:06:19


A Ballet Master’s Balancing Act to Fight Parkinson’s - Alexander Tressor uses exercise, diet and stress reduction to keep Parkinson’s at bay. - Painopolis: Prevailing against chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

8/20/2017
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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.

Duration: 01:11:22


How Not to Get Gouged at the Pharmacy - Review: GoodRx reveals which drugstores sell the meds you need at the cheapest price. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

8/13/2017
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Sick of overpaying for your prescription meds? GoodRx offers online comparison-shopping and discounts to get you the best pill deals in town.

Duration: 00:20:35


How To Become a Guinea Pig - Review: ClinicalTrials.gov can help you find experimental treatments for chronic pain. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

8/6/2017
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ClinicalTrials.gov can help you find pain-fighting treatments so new that your doctor may not even know about them.

Duration: 00:34:58


A Coma Was Her Last Resort - Tormented by RSD/CRPS, she bet her life on a do-or-die trip to Mexico and a 5-day coma. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

7/30/2017
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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.

Duration: 01:44:29


Show Me the (Crowdfunded) Money! - Can crowdfunding on GoFundMe bring in $100,000 for medical expenses? Yes! Here’s how. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

7/23/2017
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Team Matt Will Heal defied the GoFundMe odds and crowdfunded $100,000 to pay Matt Williams’ medical bills. How’d they do it? How can you? Here’s their blueprint.

Duration: 01:07:30


Uncle Sam Is His Dealer - This chronic-pain patient talked the feds into giving him free marijuana for decades. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

7/9/2017
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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.

Duration: 01:40:00


Can a Plant-Based Diet Thwart Chronic Pain? - By eating low on the food chain, she hoped to tame her ulcerative colitis. But did it work? - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

7/2/2017
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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?

Duration: 01:36:10


This Health Coach Won’t Take No For an Answer - Review: Struggling to reach your diet and exercise goals? MyFitnessPal can help. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

6/25/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:20:28


Pain Demands a Rewrite - At an innovative pelvic-pain clinic, a journalist learns how to ratchet down his pain. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

6/18/2017
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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.

Duration: 01:18:50


Our Anus Horribilis - Slammed by horrific pelvic pain, journalist David Sharp scrambles for answers and relief. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant story at a time

6/11/2017
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Painopolis editor David Sharp outs himself as a chronic-pain sufferer and recalls the unforgettable day his ass spontaneously imploded.

Duration: 00:51:07


Painopolis Podcast Coming Soon! - We’ll bring you stories about people who confronted chronic pain, surmounted it, and are now ready to tell the rest of us how they did it. Prepare to be riveted. - PAINOPOLIS: Prevailing over chronic pain, one defiant sto

5/12/2017
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We’ll bring you stories about people who confronted chronic pain, surmounted it, and are now ready to tell the rest of us how they did it. Prepare to be riveted.

Duration: 00:02:24