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 […]
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 […]