Tag: pain

The pain management revolution amid coronavirus and the opioid crisis

DR. STEPHANIE E. FARBER. A Good Morning America July 2, 2020, 2:09 AM PDT https://www.yahoo.com/gma/pain-management-revolution-090924340–abc-news-topstories.html Stephanie E. Farber, M.D. is a plastic surgeon from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a contributor to the ABC News Medical Unit. The pain management revolution amid coronavirus and the opioid crisis originally appeared on abcnews.go.com

Chronic Pain Patients Pinpoint the Need for Improved Methods to Assess Pain

By US Pain Collaborative Nov 21, 2019 Updated 8 hrs ago NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The US Pain Collaborative, comprised of advocacy leaders from across the pain community, today announced the publication of a report, titled “Chronic Pain Assessment: Patient Perspectives.” The report, driven by survey data on patient awareness and satisfaction…

Optimizing Intrathecal Drug Therapy for Neuropathic Pain

November 14, 2019 When traditional oral analgesics no longer control pain, some physicians are turning to alternative drug delivery methods that provide pain relief while avoiding systemic adverse effects (AEs). Intrathecal (IT) drug delivery may offer patients more sustained relief for localized, neuropathic pain because it targets the kappa-opioid receptors without the mu-opioid receptor effects,…

What Is Chronic Pain Syndrome? Pain is your body’s normal reaction to an injury or illness, a warning that something is wrong. When your body heals, you usually stop hurting. But for many people, pain continues long after its cause is gone. When it lasts for 3 to 6 months or more, it’s called chronic…