Patient Newsletters

“Pain Talk” is Pain Consultants of East Tennessee’s patient newsletter. Click on the images below to browse each issue and download if you prefer.

Volume 3 – Issue 3

In Volume 3 – Issue 3 we recap fundraising efforts for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, honor National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and recap Niccole Rowe’s visit to PAINWeek.

Volume 3 – Issue 2

In Volume 3 – Issue 2 we recap the 2nd Annual East Tennessee Opioid Conference, CityView Magazine’s “Top Docs” List, and Dr. James Choo’s TEDx Talk at UTK.

Volume 3 – Issue 1

In Volume 3 – Issue 1 we recap Dr. James Choo’s “Commitment to Service” Award from the Metro Drug Coalition, highlight a procedures module on our website, and round out the issue with PCET’s support of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Awareness Month.

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Volume 2 – Issue 3

In Volume 2 – Issue 3, we cover part two of Niccole Rowe’s piece on “taking back control”. We also recount a recent fundraising effort for the Pain and Palliative Care Service at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.

Volume 2 – Issue 2

In Volume 2 – Issue 2 we recap the East Tennessee Opioid Conference, co-presented by Pain Consultants of East Tennessee and feature part one of Niccole Rowe’s piece about “taking back control”.


Volume 2 – Issue 1

In Volume 2 – Issue 1 Laura Stockdale, PhD writes about coping mechanisms for grief and chronic pain. We also discuss the launch of our new video series, “Pain Talks” as well as give a well deserved nod to our 20th anniversary celebration! 

Volume 1 – Issue 2

In Volume 1 – Issue 2 we discuss Ted Jones’, PhD program called “Toolbox” as part of our psychological counseling services. We also detail interviews with WBIR and WATE during their July focus on the opioid crisis and wrap up the issue with a description of a presentation given by PCET occupational therapy personnel to the Tennessee Health Care Association. 


Volume 1 – Issue 1

In Volume 1 – Issue 1  We discuss the idea that the mind and body are intimately connected, and how being mindful of how you move when exercising. We announce that Drs. Browder and Choo were chosen as “Top Docs” for 2017 and that Kimberly Breeden was chosen for the AOTA Leadership Development Program for Managers.