Adult Pain Medicine

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.

Nov 27, 2018

Pulse Check: Prescription Preferences

By Halena Gazelka, @halenamga

US map of prescription preferences

One of the most pressing health issues of our time, the opioid epidemic is devastating communities - and driving health care professional to examine and evaluate prescribing practices. The fifth Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup focuses on awareness and behaviors related to opioid use in pain management.

Learn more about your alternative options via the Pulse Check.

Despite increased awareness efforts about the opioid crisis, overdose deaths from prescription opioids and illegal drugs such as heroine are a growing problem.

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