Simple, cost-effective pain management tools like eye-contact and smiling during the conversation can go a long way.
There may soon be a new drug available to treat pain, but less appealing to those who may be using it for a high.
While the majority of chronic pain sufferers need only concern themselves with pain management, a small segment could face a double whammy in the form of opioid addiction. A recent study conducted by Geisinger Health System and New York University researchers found that 35% of patients with chronic pain who were being treated with opioid [...]
Pain management, not pain elimination – what does that really mean? Who wants to manage pain, anyway? With an estimated 86 million Americans suffering with chronic pain, it seems there’s a whole lot of pain going around. Why not just pop a pill and be done with it? Wait, that pill’s effects wear off and [...]