Category: Healthcare Industry News

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 […]


Is There A Better Predictor for Knee Osteoarthritis?

May 7, 2019

A simple physical exam may help identify patients at risk for worsening knee osteoarthritis, based on the results of a recent study lead by Yuanyuan Wang, MD, PhD and her […]


Opioid Exposure Adversely Affecting First Responders: A Case Report

April 25, 2019

The ongoing opioid crisis has caused an increase in drug-related overdose deaths over the past few years. In addition to destroying the lives of the opioid users and their families, […]


New Research on Targeted Protein for Pain Relief

April 10, 2019

Researchers find a way to isolate key protein that can relieve chronic pain and other conditions Many issues including chronic pain, depression and obesity are linked to a key protein […]


Proposed Pain Care Policy Changes

March 28, 2019

Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations The Pain Management Task Force within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a preliminary report […]


Another New Opioid On The Market?

January 31, 2019

The FDA Recently Approved A New Very Powerful Opioid Commissioner Scott Gottlieb of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defended the agency’s approval of a new opioid called Dsuvia, […]


U.S. Congress Passes Sweeping Opioid Legislation

October 20, 2018

In 2017, overdose deaths from opioids were higher than people killed in the Vietnam War—for the second year in a row.  Opioid substances include prescription medications, the illicit drug fentanyl […]


Fighting The Opioid Crisis with Alternative Treatments like H-Wave®

September 26, 2018

ABC NEWS / WKRN Channel 2 in Tennessee recently ran a featured story about the current Opioid Crisis that highlighted H-Wave® as an Alternative Treatment to prescription pain medications.  The […]


Herniated Discs | What Are Your Treatment Options?

August 30, 2018

What Is A Herniated Disc? Intervertebral discs are located between each vertebra in the spine and serve as built-in shock absorbers. Each disc is composed of a hard outer shell […]