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.

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May 15, 2019

My knee still hurts after surgery…

By Markus (Mark) A. Bendel, M.D. @markusabendelmd
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, [...]
My knee still hurts after surgery…
Apr 23, 2019

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy's role in chronic pain management

By Susan M. Bee, APRN, CNS @susanmbee
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 [...]
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy's role in chronic pain management
Apr 3, 2019

Intrathecal Pain Pump: Treating Difficult Cancer Pain

By Jason S. Eldrige, M.D. @jasonseldrigemd
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 [...]
Intrathecal Pain Pump: Treating Difficult Cancer Pain
Mar 5, 2019

Saying goodbye to chronic pain, thanks to nerve stimulation

By William D. Mauck, M.D. @williamdma
Originally posted via Sharing Mayo Clinic on March 4, 2019 Ron Schlicht thought the chronic pain he'd been living with in his right leg was never going to go away. That began to change, however, after Ron came [...]
Saying goodbye to chronic pain, thanks to nerve stimulation
Feb 13, 2019

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

By William D. Mauck, M.D. @williamdma
In the United States chronic low back pain affects approximately 25 million patients and millions of others experience pain following surgery such as total knee replacement, hernia repair, carpal tunnel release, amputation, mastectomy and others. Many of these patients [...]
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

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