Tag: pain

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…