Category: SEPTEMBER 2019

Standing Your Ground

Posted on September 1, 2019, by Tracy Cabanting What two words can strike fear, dread, and frustration into the heart of a Chronic Pain Patient faster than anything? PRIOR AUTHORIZATION I’ve become what I like to call an “Amateur Expert” at navigating PAs and most importantly, dealing those that would stand in my way of legally…

How Pain Patients Feel About the Opioid Crisis

September 1, 2019 By Pat Anson, PNN Editor We received an overwhelming response from readers to Diana’s Franklin guest column on how the opioid crisis has affected her. Diana has suffered from scoliosis since she was a child and now has degenerative disc disease. For many years oxycodone helped Diana manage her chronic back pain,…