We all experience pain in a different way, making it impossible to standardize measurement and difficult for doctors to diagnose and treat. If you’ve been suffering with chronic pain, maybe for years, can the latest technology and the wisdom and experience of a pain specialist bring you relief? Maybe so. In this program featuring doctors from the UW Medicine Center for Pain Relief, you’ll hear how experts are using cutting edge technology, along with a combination of therapy methods to find the true source of patients' pain and in many cases give them their lives back.
Angela Weaver also joins the program. Angela suffered from chronic head and neck pain for over two years, while visiting countless doctors who could not locate the source of the pain. When it seemed as if nothing could be done, Angela was finally connected with Dr. Andrea Trescot, who Angela says, "literally gave me my life back." Dr. Trescot, Professor of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at the University of Washington Medical Center, explains the processes she used to find the source of Angela’s pain.