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Melissa Cady, D.O. is the author of PAINDEMIC. This book is Dr. Cady's contribution to the world as a pain medicine trained physician who has also mastered her own back pain. The goal of PAINDEMIC is to be a voice of reason for patients who suffer from chronic pain and for professionals who help them.


A Practical and Holistic Look at Chronic Pain, the Medical System, and the antiPAIN Lifestyle.

Have new pain or old pain? Know someone with pain? Perspective is everything before you dive into what the medical community will offer you or your loved ones. 



Dr. Cady provides anesthesia services in Austin and surrounding areas at multiple facilities.

What is Anesthesia?

Video created by Dr. Cady to help those unfamiliar with anesthesia to understand multiple aspects of those anticipating an elective surgery.


Community Leader

Dr. Cady is the founder of PAIN OUT LOUD, a community of pain challengers and pain professionals. Members are able to hear that "Healing Stories Matter" from real-life pain challengers. And they can be inspired to overcome their own pain with the wisdom from thoughtful pain professionals.

PAIN OUT LOUD: Healing Stories Matter

Community of Pain Challengers & Pain Professionals

This is a community site to hear pain challengers tell their story of PAIN OUT LOUD regarding healthy ways in which they have overcome or minimized suffering from their pain. It is also a resource to hear pain professionals share their practical, holistic, and varied approaches to pain challenges.



When the medical system under-reimburses and under-values education, then it is under-delivered. Better education and the difficult-to-measure intangibles are the cornerstones of truly impacting someone's health, and physicians and patients intuitively know this. Society deserves and needs better education—Dr. Cady is delivering on that mission.

Whether you are a small group or a large corporation, Dr. Cady enjoys educating audiences about:


  • Our PAINDEMIC (Pain Epidemic)

  • Pain Basics &/or Myths

  • Self-care & Wellness


See previous presentations here.

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