Natural Solutions for Pain Management with Joseph Pergolizzi, MD

Who is Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi?

Joseph Pergolizzi, Jr., MD is a leading pain physician who combines the latest medical advances and scientific breakthroughs with a profound professional compassion for patients facing painful, life-altering conditions. He earned his BS in physical chemistry from St. John’s University and an MD with the highest honors from Ross University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesia at Georgetown University School of Medicine and a clinical research fellowship in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Pergolizzi is currently a senior partner at Naples Anesthesia and Pain Associates, Inc. Additionally, he works with Healthy Directions as an adviser and educator on natural solutions for pain management. As a physician, inventor, research scientist, and advocate for pain patients, Dr. Pergolizzi has authored over 350 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, platform presentations, and book chapters.

Natural Solutions for Pain Management

Natural therapies can help with managing pain, however, they are well studied by physicians. The following are some examples that have been used:

  • Massage
  • Physical therapy
  • Chiropractic medicine
  • Vitamins
  • Herbal remedies
  • Pain diet
  • Exercise
  • Heat therapy and cold therapy (i.e., a heating pad on an aching back or an ice pack on a sore knee)


To listen to the interview, click the player below. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please use the comment section under this post or contact Ellen Kamhi here .

You may also be interested in listening to Natural Alternatives Events and Supplements for Pain with Dr. Eugene Zampieron ND.

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