Pain Management Information Center

American Chronic Pain Association issues toolkit for clinicians

American Chronic Pain Association issues toolkit for clinicians

The toolkit will provide healthcare professionals with adequate tools to manage their patients' pain.

Healthday Increased naloxone prices could affect rates of opioid-related mortality

Increased naloxone prices could affect rates of opioid-related mortality

Researchers identify strategies that could ensure access to naloxone.

Healthday Virtual reality game may help relieve phantom limb pain

Virtual reality game may help relieve phantom limb pain

Recent data suggests that a virtual reality game could reduce pain by as much as one-half.

News Outpatient program may be effective for pain self-management

Outpatient program may be effective for pain self-management

A program based on cognitive behavioral therapy and physical exercise could improve pain self-management in patients with complex pain.

News FDA approves new drug for postmenopausal pain during sex

FDA approves new drug for postmenopausal pain during sex

Intrarosa provides an additional treatment option for women with dyspareunia caused by vulvar and vaginal atrophy.

Blog Post Lidocaine patches as an alternative pain solution

Lidocaine patches as an alternative pain solution

Lidocaine patches may be effective for patients who are in pain but are looking to avoid drugs that could be addictive.

Healthday Quality improvement intervention helps pain management for seniors in the ER

Quality improvement intervention helps pain management for seniors in the ER

Researchers conducted an examination in patients over 65 years with moderate-to-severe pain in an academic emergency department.

Healthday More than half of US citizens have a chronic health condition

More than half of US citizens have a chronic health condition

Conditions such as chronic disease, mental illness, or substance abuse commonly overlap with each other and with poverty, which contributes to poor health.

News Barriers remain in patients' acceptance of naloxone use in primary care

Barriers remain in patients' acceptance of naloxone use in primary care

Patients would like more thorough conversations with their primary care physician over the use of naloxone.

News Comparing treatments for pediatric migraines

Comparing treatments for pediatric migraines

No significant differences were observed among treatments for pediatric migraines.

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