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Articles about pain management

A Clinician’s Guide to Treating Chronic Overuse Injuries

Last updated: 06/03/2020

Subscribe or renew to PPM 15 Articles in Volume 20, Issue #3 20/20 with Dr. Suzanne Amato Nesbit: Clinical Pharmacy Roles and Disparities A Clinician’s Guide to Treating Chronic...

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The Connection Between Weight and Pain

Last updated: 06/01/2020

We’ve known for a while that obesity has links to preventable chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Research shows there are connections...

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Physical Therapy During COVID-19: A Provider Shares Home Exercises and Self-Care Devices

Last updated: 05/30/2020

This period in our history has been difficult in so many ways, testing our resolve as a nation and our resilience as a community. However, difficult times inspire innovative...

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Telehealth visits during COVID-19: Five things you need to know

Last updated: 05/29/2020

You are a cancer patient with questions. You don’t have any immediate treatmentscoming up, you’ve been urged to stay at home, avoid crowds and public transportation and to...

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Vitamin D and Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: The Research Continues

Last updated: 05/28/2020

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a common complication of type 2 diabetes, affecting up to 50% of patients and often resulting in foot and hand muscle weakness, balance...

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Tackling Both Physical and Psychological Pain

Last updated: 05/26/2020

Chronic pain affects approximately 50 million — or one in five — people in the United States. The impact is felt across age groups, and the economic burden on the nation’s...

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Pandemic Pain Care: Injections, Stimulators, and Interventional Procedures

Last updated: 05/20/2020

Steroid injections, nerve blocks, and stimulation devices are often part of an integrated care plan for those living with chronic pain conditions. These procedures and devices...

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Why Integrative Medicine is for Everyone

Last updated: 05/19/2020

Integrative medicine is a healing-oriented medicine practice that focuses on the entire person when developing a plan for healthcare. While many of the methods used are ancient...

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Ethical and practical issues with opioids in life-limiting illness

Last updated: 05/15/2020

We all must die. But that I can save him from days of torture, that is what I feel is my great and ever new privilege. Pain is a more terrible lord of mankind than death itself....

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How to Use Relaxation Techniques to Prevent Pain Flares: A Step-by-Step Guide

Last updated: 05/15/2020

It has been established that there is a strong connection between mental health and pain. When people are anxious or stressed, their perception of pain may be disproportionally...

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