36 episodes

Acute pain. Chronic pain. Physical pain. Emotional pain. Psychological pain. Spiritual pain. Pain is a part of life, it’s everywhere, and it can be devastating. There are many tools, techniques, and resources for managing it, but what do we actually understand about pain? The Pain Podcast explores this and other pain-related questions. Subscribe now, and tell a friend about us! Produced by BloodStream Media. Presenting Sponsor: Tremeau Pharmaceuticals.

The Pain Podcast BloodStream Media

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 22 Ratings

Acute pain. Chronic pain. Physical pain. Emotional pain. Psychological pain. Spiritual pain. Pain is a part of life, it’s everywhere, and it can be devastating. There are many tools, techniques, and resources for managing it, but what do we actually understand about pain? The Pain Podcast explores this and other pain-related questions. Subscribe now, and tell a friend about us! Produced by BloodStream Media. Presenting Sponsor: Tremeau Pharmaceuticals.

    Keep Going

    Keep Going

    It’s no secret that chronic pain can be debilitating, disabling, and isolating, and it can feel like a marathon that never ends. So, in our final episode of the season, we discover what continues to drive advancements within pain management and what keeps those with pain moving forward.   
    Show Notes:
    Sponsored by Tremeau Pharmaceuticals
     
    Produced by BloodStream Media
    Subscribe to The Pain Pod
     
    Special thanks to our participants:
    Marcia Meldrum, PhD
    Aidan Sullivan

    • 20 min
    The Future of Chronic Pain

    The Future of Chronic Pain

    People get older, and aging with pain is a reality, but it doesn’t have to be so dismal. In this episode, we confront the realities of aging with chronic pain while discussing some of the emerging therapies, like virtual reality, that can keep us moving forward and hopefully change the future of chronic pain.  
     
     
    Show Notes:
    Sponsored by Tremeau Pharmaceuticals
     
    Produced by BloodStream Media
    Subscribe to The Pain Pod
     
    Special thanks to our participant:
    Tyler Buckner, MD
    Charisse Sparks, MD

    • 22 min
    We’re Gonna Talk About It

    We’re Gonna Talk About It

    In this episode, we talk with two pelvic floor physical therapists and discuss stigmas surrounding pelvic pain and when a person should seek help. That’s right; we’re talkin’ about it! Show Notes:
    Sponsored by Tremeau Pharmaceuticals
     
    Produced by BloodStream Media
    Subscribe to The Pain Pod
     
    Special thanks to our participants:
    Stephanie Prendergast, MPT
    Rachel Daof

    • 23 min
    Pain in the Past- Part II

    Pain in the Past- Part II

    Imagine yourself in a time before adequate pain management. In this episode, we continue our journey throughout history and discuss the events and people that helped push forward the advancement in pain management that we still see today. Show Notes:
    Sponsored by Tremeau Pharmaceuticals
     
    Produced by BloodStream Media
    Subscribe to The Pain Pod
     
    Special thanks to our participants:
    Marcia Meldrum, PhD

    • 22 min
    After Hours

    After Hours

    Pain is unpredictable and can appear anytime, and yes, even during intimate moments. But there are still ways to advance connection, uplift intimacy, and move forward in relationships. In this episode, we talk with a professional and discuss ways to grow personal and intimate relationships, even with chronic pain.  Show Notes:
    Sponsored by Tremeau Pharmaceuticals
     
    Produced by BloodStream Media
    Subscribe to The Pain Pod
     
    Special thanks to our participant:
    Sarah Watson, LPC, CST

    • 21 min
    Growing Pains 2

    Growing Pains 2

    In this episode, we discuss pediatric pain and hear stories from young adults about their own experiences with chronic childhood pain. Listen as they share the ups and downs of growing up with pain and the things that keep them moving forward.  Show Notes:
    Sponsored by Tremeau Pharmaceuticals
     
    Produced by BloodStream Media
    Subscribe to The Pain Pod
     
    Special thanks to our participants:
    Michaela Sullivan
    Laura Cavanagh
    Additional Resources:
    Creative Healing For Youth in Pain (CHYP)

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Hopscotch03 ,

Relatable host makes enjoyable

Great podcast full of stories and expert insights on pain, made really enjoyable by Mel’s warm hosting! Thank you!!

MissNatalieRose ,

Pain Pod, the Opioid for my ears

Unless you have chronic pain you have no idea how insidious it can be! This show talks with experts and makes me feel less alone and more seen! Keep the episodes coming!

AvFried ,

Relatable!

This is a podcast for everyone - we can all relate to have physical, mental, emotional pain at some point in our lives. Such an interesting listen!

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