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Fighting through pain: 8 Investigates new guidelines on opioid prescriptions

Last updated: 02/22/2020

Jeremy Gray started dealing with chronic pain more than 20 years ago after suffering a devastating shoulder injury.At that time, doctors were heavily relying on opioids for...

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The nature of pain: Approach brings relief without opioids

Last updated: 02/21/2020

GREENVILLE, Mich.—For 22 years, Howard Winchel polished and buffed propellers for Michigan Wheel, putting his heart and his back into his work. The manual labor eventually took...

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8 Products Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis Swear By to Cope with Their Symptoms

Last updated: 02/18/2020

Though we tend to think of arthritis as a condition that sets in later in life, that’s not always the case. Unlikeosteoarthritis— which is caused by wear and tear on your joints...

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What Is Chronic Pain and How Does it Lead to Addiction? - Dr. Paul Christo MD

Last updated: 02/14/2020

Individuals struggling with chronic pain walk a tightrope between obtaining relief from their pain through medications and avoiding potential addiction to the drug itself. It...

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Medicare Opts to Cover Acupuncture for Pain Amid Opioid Crisis

Last updated: 02/04/2020

Medicare this month said it would cover acupuncture for people with chronic low back pain, seeking to give patients alternatives to potentially addictive narcotic...

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Scientists Target Link Between Chronic Pain, Cognitive Impairments

Last updated: 02/01/2020

Chronic pain patients often suffer from impaired cognitive function as a side effect of their pain. That degradation isn’t addressed by pain-relief medications, some of which...

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Mindfulness For Chronic Pain: A Comprehensive Guide | Pathways

Last updated: 01/18/2020

Back Mindfulness For Chronic Pain: A Comprehensive Guide You might have heard the term mindfulness used more and more, and wondered if it’s a fad or if it can actually help with...

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Can Epidurals Cause Lingering Back Pain Postpartum? Experts Explain

Last updated: 01/18/2020

The epidural I had during labor with my first born provided immense pain relief and proved extremely helpful when I ended up with an emergency C-section, but I had plenty of...

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Virtual reality may mean real pain relief for hospitalized patients

Last updated: 01/12/2020

For many hospital patients, pain is part of their reality. According to a new study, however, an unreal environment might help. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center tried...

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New technology provides opioid-free pain relief therapy to chronic pain patients

Last updated: 01/10/2020

Tens of millions of people in the United States endure daily chronic back and leg pain, but imagine being able to treat that pain with the touch of a button. A doctor in Eagle...

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