Tag Archives: Pain Management

3 Uses for Peripheral Nerve Blocks You Didn’t Even Know About

The common regional anesthetic procedure is finding more uses in non-surgical settings Peripheral nerve blocks have proven to be a welcome relief for patients and physicians alike, with the ability to lessen the need for opioids as well as provide … Continue reading

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Postsurgical Pain Drops in Last Decade

Number of patients reporting moderate to severe pain falls 24 percent Good news for pain management: according to a new study, the number of patients that report moderate to severe pain two weeks after surgery has dropped in the last … Continue reading

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Military Chronic Pain to Receive 5 Year, $22 Million Research Project

Federal agencies will work together across 13 separate research trials In order to combat the treatment of chronic pain in the U.S. military, a new five year, $22 million research project is underway, and will be spread across multiple federal agencies and … Continue reading

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TV Special to Highlight Pain Management

Pain remains more prevalent than diabetes, cancer and heart disease combined A new public television special airing this August called “Learning About Pain Management” hopes to shed new light on the issues of pain and pain management. The special will … Continue reading

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The Great Epidural Debate

New study furthers the question on epidural steroid injections Researchers at the University of Washington published a new study in The New England Journal of Medicine that found epidural cortisone injections used to treat spinal pain “offered minimal or no … Continue reading

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