Beyond Opioids: The Future of Pain Management

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A three-day weekend spent jumping and dancing on Labor Day 2014 had left her with a neck injury – specifically the cervical spine – that was possibly an exacerbation of an unrecognized mountain biking injury earlier that year. To make...

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Gout - Definition, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Gout is a term used to refer to a group of disease states caused by tissue deposition of monosodium urate due to prolonged hyperuricemia. Clinical manifestations of gout include acute and chronic arthritis, soft tissue inflammation, tophus formation, gouty nephropathy...

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How Our Stuff Might Be Making Us Sicker- Pain News

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Donna Gregory Burch Lately I’ve been wondering if our material possessions could play a role in our fibromyalgia symptoms. My ruminating started a few months ago when the KonMari craze was at its peak. My YouTube feed was flooded with...

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My Passion for Distraction- Pain News

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By Cynthia Toussaint I’ve been using distraction as my #1 painkiller for 34 years without knowing it. Now that I’ve come to  understand the power of intuitive healing, I want to shout it to the world. After getting CRPS from...

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FDA Approves Biologic Drug to Treat Several Forms of Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis and Plaque Psoriasis- Pain News

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By Staff People who suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis and Plaque Psoriasis just got some good news:  A new drug called Erelzi just received FDA approval to help manage and treat these disorders. Erelzi (etanercept-szzs) is administered...

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Children and Pain: Acupuncture Provides Pain Relief for Kids with Chronic Conditions- Pain News

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By Staff Acupuncture appears to be an effective pain management tool for children who have chronic medical conditions, according to a study published by Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. The study found that a significant portion of children who have chronic care...

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A substance known as “Substance” activates pain in the central nervous system, and researchers have found that it has the opposite effect in other body parts, which may pave the way to new methods of pain control. In a study by the by the Hebei Medical University in China and the University of Leeds in…
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How Do I Advocate for Chronic Pain?- Pain News

By Ed Coghlan People individually and collectively are beginning to advocate to the federal government about the need for the government (and its health care agencies) to expand its focus from a crackdown on opioid use to a broader embrace of addressing the myriad of issues facing the chronic pain community. The National Pain Report…
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