Professor Lorimer Moseley, from the University of South Australia, explains chronic pain and how you can change how you think about pain.
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In his TED Talk, Elliot Krane talks about the complexity of pain and why it makes sense to think about chronic pain as a disease.
Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) discuss the importance of medication assisted treatment in opioid use disorder (OUD) and the opioid epidemic. They also discuss the need for primary care providers to begin treating opioid use disorder patients.
As the damage of opioids becomes clear, doctors are increasingly looking for alternatives for managing pain. Biofeedback can reduce chronic pain, so can mindfulness training and yoga, Miles O'Brien reports.
Each year 22,000 people die from prescription opioid overdoses. The National Safety Council shows that behind every statistic is a face, a person, and a story.
Following decades of dependency, one fateful overdose led to a chance at redemption. (Video contains explicit language and content that may not be suitable for children).
Dr. Brent Godek (family physician), and Christien Boyer (former pain patient) talk about the dangers of using opioid medications. Christien shares her personal story of how her life changed when she became addicted to morphine, and her path to freedom.
Amid a targeted lobbying effort, Congress weakened the DEA’s ability to go after drug distributors, even as opioid-related deaths continue to rise, a Washington Post and ‘60 Minutes’ investigation finds.
A Quick Tip video from PainWise, about the body's "guarding" response to pain, and the importance of movement when dealing with chronic pain.
A Quick Tip video from PainWise, about the difference between strengthening and stretching muscles, two ways to potentially help manage chronic pain.