Interventional or Non-Interventional Pain Management: What’s The Difference?
July 18, 2019
If you suffer from chronic pain, you likely feel as if your life has been completely uprooted. Once enjoyable activities are now impossible, prevented by the severe pain. Every task […]
When’s The Best Time For Work Disability Intervention?
July 12, 2019
Researchers question the long-held notion of the subacute injury phase to be the “golden hour” for return to work interventions. When treating work-related injuries, when is the best time to […]
5 Non-Invasive Remedies for Knee Pain
July 9, 2019
The knee is an extremely complex joint in the body and many people can struggle with knee pain for a variety of reasons worldwide. Knee pain can not only limit […]
Can A Relaxation App Reduce The Frequency Of Migraines?
June 18, 2019
According to a recent study, the answer is yes. First, a little background: June is Migraine & Headache Awareness Month (MHAM), and many people do not know how prevalent migraines […]
Follow-Up to Proposed Pain Care Policy Changes
June 12, 2019
Final Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations Earlier this year, the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force) released a draft report for […]
How Vitamin D and Calcium Work Together For Strong Bones
June 5, 2019
What you eat has a direct impact on your overall health, and more specifically, the health of your bones. Two nutrients in particular – Calcium and Vitamin D – work […]
Daily Exercise – How Much Should You Be Getting?
May 31, 2019
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), “regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.” Not to mention, daily […]
Orthopedic Surgeons Seek Opioid-Alternatives For Pain Management
May 28, 2019
Recently, there has been a push in the orthopedic community to “investigate and explore alternative strategies to keeping patients comfortable after surgery,” according to Nady Hamid, MD, of the Shoulder […]
Can Dietary Ingredients Actually Improve Pain?
May 23, 2019
A recent editorial accompanied by a series of articles by Pain Medicine, took a look at current practices that the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) utilizes to help their […]
Sprains Versus Strains – What’s the Difference?
May 21, 2019
Sprains and strains are common injuries, and while you may think they’re the same type of injury because they present with many of the same signs and symptoms, they actually […]