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Men in Chronic Pain by Dr. Alan Beyer

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  • Written By: Alan Beyer, M.D.

Alan Beyer, M.D., medical director at Hoag Orthopedic Institute, recently spoke with the Arthritis Foundation about his part in this mission to tackle the pain and stigma surrounding arthritis. For men, he says seeking treatment can be hard. Societal pressures often make some men think they aren’t allowed to feel pain and should instead fight through the discomfort. Unfortunately, delaying treatment for arthritis can cause physical damage to joints and lead to higher incidences of depression and anxiety.

Read more on the Arthritis Foundation blog here.