Tag: management

What To Do If You’re Abruptly Cut Off Your Opioids, February 17th, 2018 by

Please take care of yourself, your loved one, friend or If this happens to you, reach out to someone for help. The following link will take you to the original article, https://paintreatmentdirectory.com/what-to-do-if-youre-abruptly-cut-off-your-opoids/. The problem It seems there are two kinds of opioid-using chronic pain patients these days: those whose doctors have abruptly cut them off…

Guide to Implantable Devices for Intrathecal Therapy, 4/5/2018

For more from, Practical Pain Management go to the link to the original article at: https://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/treatments/interventional/pumps/guide-implantable-devices-intrathecal-therapy?page=0,1 Opioid intrathecal therapy offers the advantage of delivering medication directly to the dorsal horn of the spinal cord—increasing potency and reducing the systemic exposure—thus reducing side effects. By Jason E. Pope, MD and Timothy R. Deer, MD Page 1…

What’s Your Best Pain Management Plan?

This article is for those of you living with chronic pain and for those caring for someone living with chronic pain.  The following article was obtained from http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/condition-15/pain/pain-management?page=4 on Sunday, July 16, 2017, and was originally posted on July 22, 2016. REMEMBER: “Pain without Humor is Just Painful”  – Richard Kreis What’s Your Best Pain…

Here We Go Again, 2/4/15

Here we are again, another Dr. Stevens Pain Management, Intrathecal Pain Management Pump refill and another hour or so of me being a “Nervous Norman.” It has been almost 1-1/2 years since the doctor performed an accidental fentanyl overdose on me. Since then just heading to their office puts my nerves on overload. About an…