Posts by Wong-Baker FACES Foundation

FACES of Pain Care – Episode 7 – A Team Approach in Managing Cancer Pain with Soombal Zahid, DO

Dr. Soombal Zahid believes in a team approach to managing cancer pain. Through her patient experiences, she has seen that proper pain management has the power to decrease patient suffering and increase the quality of life. Her ultimate goal is to help people realize that the fight against cancer-related pain is a team approach: physicians,…

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FACES of Pain Care – Episode 6 – Pain Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic with Ellen Rosenquist, MD

Dr. Rosenquist specializes in pain medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. Board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine, Dr. Rosenquist shares her knowledge and approach to long-term pain care.  This includes her use of complementary medicine, to ensure a more personalized response to specific types of pain. A strong believer in pain management education, Dr. Rosenquist spends…

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FACES of Pain Care – Episode 5 – Opiate Epidemic in the United States with Chris Johnson, MD

Since the late 1990’s there has been an explosion in the prescribing of opiate pain medication. As a result of advocacy programs such as treating pain as the “Fifth Vital Sign” and aggressive marketing by the pharmaceutical industry, the number of prescriptions has tripled from 76 million in 1991 to 219 million in 2011 (Vector One National). Listen as Chris Johnson, MD, walks you through his journey and…

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FACES of Pain Care – Episode 4 – Cultivating Compassion with Amy Colvin

Amy is passionate about helping people learn how to live joy-filled, peaceful, and resilient lives. If you are interested in positive personal growth, then join her for one of her courses or an international meditation retreat where together you’ll explore ways to reduce stress and anxiety while cultivating acceptance and compassion for self and others. Her…

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FACES of Pain Care – Episode 3 – Michelle Rathman

Prioritizing health became an important message for Michelle Rathman after being diagnosed with malignant melanoma. As President and CEO of Impact! Communications, Inc. a busy public relations, marketing and consulting firm, Michelle often worked with well-known authors, including Wayne Dyer and Deepak Chopra. These authors and many others introduced her to the world of holistic health.…

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