Gastroenterologists are very likely to see symptom exacerbations In their patients during this pandemic, but there are ways that providers can help their patients build resilience and reduce the negative impacts of stress.
One of the most effective ways to manage chronic pain from digestive issues is often overlooked: behavioral medicine. Dr. Judith Scheman explains how it can help your patients.
A new behavioral medicine program in the Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute offers services ranging from preoperative care to dealing with conditions as irritable bowel syndrome and gastroparesis.
Psychosocial variables may be among the best outcome predictors in chronic pain. A pilot project for low back pain is putting that notion to the test — and relying heavily on behavioral medicine interventions in the process.