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The guideline, which is still under review, will do away with a certain waiver requirement to allow more physicians to prescribe medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.
In its 2020 consensus practice guidelines on interventions for lumbar facet joint pain, what does the American Academy of Pain Medicine recommend as the prognostic screening test of choice prior to lumbar facet radiofrequency ablation?
In a new study presented at the American Neurological Association’s 145th Annual Meeting, researchers investigated the prevalence of neurological comorbidities among hospitalized patients with opioid abuse.
New findings published in the journal Pain Medicine have shed light on predictors of treatment response to yoga, physical therapy, or a self-care book among patients with chronic low back pain.
The FDA has approved an implantable neurostimulation system designed for the treatment of intractable chronic low back pain associated with multifidus muscle dysfunction.
The presentation of Parsonage-Turner syndrome is characterized by a sudden onset of unilateral shoulder pain and flaccid paralysis of the shoulder and parascapular muscles within a few days.
Current evidence shows that the incidence of and prognosis of neuropathic pain differ in children compared with adults.
The CDC’s guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain outlines several recommendations. Do you know which type of opioid is recommended for patients initiating treatment for chronic pain?
In a recent study, researchers sought to investigate reasons for and perceived effectiveness of cannabis in individuals with chronic pain who had been prescribed opioids.
In a recent study, researchers sought to characterize pain intensity following opioid discontinuation over 12 in patients with chronic musculoskeletal, neuropathic, and headache-related pain.
With the growing US opioid epidemic in mind, researchers aimed to determine the risk for mortality, along with the most common causes of death, among more than 76,000 adults who had experienced a nonfatal opioid overdose.