Welcome to the Adult Pain Medicine Page. Pain medicine is a specialty devoted to patients suffering from variety of chronic pain disorders, offering a wide range of therapy approaches. Follow this page to stay up-to-date on pain therapies, patient stories and useful information related to pain management. Our goal is to connect you with others and provide resources to help inform your decision making. Post a comment and share your thoughts.
Dr. Cornelius Thiels and colleagues including Dr. W. Michael Hooten recently published an article, “Chronic use of tramadol after acute pain episode: cohort study” in the British Medical Journal. The key conclusion of this study is that the medication tramadol, which although an opioid medication is considered by the [...]
Originally posted via Sharing Mayo Clinic on May 22, 2019
There was a time in her life that Valerie Nicolaison didn't think she would ever be able to take her Chihuahua, Colt, for a walk. Day in and day out for [...]
One of the most common orthopedic surgeries today is a knee replacement operation. This is usually done for advanced arthritis of the joint and ongoing pain. Many people obtain profound relief after undergoing this operation. However, a small percentage of patients will continue to suffer from chronic knee pain, [...]
Any progressive pain clinic will include education on the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in the management of chronic pain. CBT consists of the connection of thoughts, behaviors and emotions that all effect how the body feels.
It is a scientific fact that our thoughts effect our [...]
Of all the challenges patients may face, one of the most difficult scenarios may be pain related to cancer. In addition to being a serious medical problem that warrants immediate concern over one’s well-being, patients often worry about suffering with physical discomfort during treatment or in the case of [...]