The De-Evolution of Chronic Pain Control

I have had a open wound on my left leg just above my ankle to mid-calf. Over the six years it has gone from a small surgical site (2” long) to its current size, 18cm x 20cm. I had several follow up procedures and in 2018, five skin grafts that all failed. Then in 2019,…

Your Pain Treatment Agreement

NOTE: This article was originally posted by http://www.WebMD.com on 1/23/2020 What Is a Pain Treatment Agreement? Managing chronic pain with opioids is complicated and challenging. Doctors need to know if patients can follow the treatment plan, if they get desired responses from the meds, and if there are signs of developing addiction. And, patients need…