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It’s Time to Reconsider Opioid Use for Acute Pain

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Much of the discussion about overuse of opioids recently has been about the dangers of long term use.  Few have questioned the “need” for opioids for acute pain, such as post-surgically or immediately after a serious injury.  The 2016 CDC opioid prescribing guidelines recommend that doctors prescribe opioids for acute pain for three days or […]

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The Undertreatment of Pain

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Over 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain.  Chronic pain costs the United States about $300 billion annually in medical expenditures and approximately $300 billion on lost productivity.  These frequently cited statistics, alarming in their own right, do not even begin to quantify the suffering of those in chronic pain and the negative impact on […]

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Can Diet Heal Chronic Pain?

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One of the essentials for good health is to give your body the raw ingredients it needs to function.  The right raw materials are needed to create new cells to maintain tissues and organs and to create essential bio-chemicals, including hormones, neurotransmitters, digestive enzymes, etc.  The way we do that is primarily through our food.  […]

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Pain Patients Are Being Cheated

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Pain patients are being cheated out of safe, effective, affordable health care and it ought to be a crime.  The situation has caused needless suffering, addiction and death. One hundred million Americans suffer from chronic pain.  They should have access to all the therapies that could help them. For decades now, access to pain treatment […]

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Marijuana vs Opioids for Pain

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Carol’s teenage daughter Julia is a dancer who suffered a serious injury that required extensive surgery. Julia was sent home after surgery with opioids for pain. Despite the opioids, Julia was screaming in pain. Carol repeatedly called her doctor’s office and each time was told to increase the dosage of the opioids. At first Carol […]

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Prince, Paupers and Opioid Overdose

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Iconic rock star Prince died on April 21 at the age of 57. According to numerous media reports, the likely cause of death was opioid overdose. According to reports, on the way back from a concert a week before his death, Prince’s plane made an emergency landing and Prince was administered Narcan by EMTS to revive […]

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Biofeedback: A Powerful Path to Pain Relief

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I had been in chronic, agonizing back pain for over 3 ½ years when I stumbled upon biofeedback over 35 years ago. Just a few sessions of hand temperature biofeedback turned my life around–I was able to reduce my pain to a very minimal level and get back to living my life.  I still use […]

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Addressing Two Epidemics: Chronic Pain and Addiction

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Two devastating epidemics are raging across America: an epidemic of chronic pain, which affects 116 million Americans, and an epidemic of opioid abuse and addiction, which has 2 million Americans in its grip, with tens of thousands dying annually of opioid overdoses. These two epidemics are causally related. A monumental increase in the number of […]

 
 
 
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