FDA OKs spinal cord stimulation devices for chronic back pain
The indication for the devices now includes treatment of chronic back pain in patients who have not had, or are not eligible for, back surgery.
Medication-assisted recovery for opioid use disorder: A guide
Considering offering medical intervention for OUD to reduce mortality? It’s essential to understand the clinical benefits, limitations, and...
Watching feasible for asymptomatic kidney stones
Urologists can be comfortable watching small stones (2.4 mm or less in size, but any significantly larger than that (7-8 mm) should be managed...
Interdisciplinary program reduced pediatric pain without pharmacology
Participating in an outpatient program also had a significant positive effect on health-related quality of life for patients and families
Cancer pain declines with cannabis use
Lower use of other meds was also seen in patients who used cannabis.
Head-to-head comparison of migraine meds reveals top options
“To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study that simultaneously compared multiple acute migraine medications using a Big Data analysis...
FDA expands atogepant approval to include chronic migraine
The approval makes atogepant the first, and only, oral CGRP receptor antagonist approved to prevent migraine across frequencies, including...
Musculoskeletal disorders prevalent in orchestra musicians
Elite musicians usually only have their general practitioner to approach about musculoskeletal pain – and that’s assuming the musician even...
Battlefield Acupuncture vs Ketorolac for Treating Pain in the Emergency Department
Acute pain is a primary symptom for many patients who present to the emergency department (ED). The ED team is...
IUD-released levonorgestrel eases heavy menstrual periods
Levonorgestrel 52 mg delivered via an intrauterine device reduced monthly blood loss by more than 90% over six monthly cycles.