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Study Assesses Impact of Opioid Risk Reduction Initiatives

New research on opioid prescribing in Washington State reports that a health plan initiative to change shared expectations of physicians regarding clinically appropriate drug levels for long-term management of chronic pain achieved significantly...
28-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Assesses Long-Term Impact of Post-Surgical Pain in Children

Children who still have moderate to severe post-operative pain one month after a surgical procedure are at risk for deterioration of their health-related quality of life, according to research reported in The Journal of Pain, the peer-reviewed...
21-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mental Disorders Increase Risk for Eventual Chronic Pain in Adolescents

Affective, anxiety and behavioral disorders in adolescents are early risk factors for eventual development of chronic pain, according to research reported in The Journal of Pain, the peer-review publication of the American Pain Society.
8-Dec-2015 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Physical Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain Often as Effective as Surgery

Results of a randomized clinical trial, published in The Journal of Pain, showed that surgery and manual physical therapies were similarly effective in improving pain and function for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). The Journal of Pain...
8-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NIH Study Shows Prevalence of Chronic or Severe Pain in U.S. Adults

Nearly 50 million American adults have significant chronic pain or severe pain, according to a new study prepared by National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), which appears this month in The...
19-Aug-2015 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Inhaled Cannabis Shown Effective for Diabetic Neuropathy Pain

New research reported in The Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society (www.americanpainsociety.org, shows that inhaled cannabis reduces diabetic neuropathy and the analgesic effect is dose-dependent.
20-Jul-2015 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Improving Sleep Quality Has Pain Control Benefits

Sleep disruption appears to be associated with altered pain processing and central sensitization, according to research reported in The Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society, wwwamericanpainsociety.org.
1-Jul-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Use of Multiple Pharmacies Can Predict Opioid Overdosing

A study conducted in the state of Washington and reported in The Journal of Pain showed that almost half of deaths attributed to prescription opioids were Medicaid recipients, and using multiple pharmacies to fill prescriptions is linked with opioid...
1-Jul-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Inadequate Pain Research Funding Hampers Effort to Find Safer and More Effective Treatments

Funding for pain research remains at disproportionately low levels despite overwhelming evidence that untreated and undertreated chronic pain is the costing the nation more than $600 billion a year in medical costs and lost work time, and is...
9-Aug-2013 2:00 PM EDT

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