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Study Links Sleep Patterns with Pain Persistence After Pediatric Surgery

About 20 percent of children develop persistent pain after surgery, and a new study published in The Journal of Pain showed that poorer night-time sleep quality was significantly associated with greater next-day pain intensity overfour months after surgery.

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yoga alternative medicine, yoga, Low Back Pain, Low Back Disorders, Chronic Pain, Physical Therapy

Yoga vs. Physical Therapy: Settling the Debate for Low Back Pain

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UAB’s Stefan Kertesz, M.D., provides commentary on a new trial comparing yoga and physical therapy for those who suffer from low back pain.

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In Medicaid Patients, Fatal Overdose Risk Rises with Opioid Dose and Sedative-Hypnotic Use

Among Medicaid patients taking opioids for chronic pain, the risk of fatal overdose rises steadily with daily opioid dose, reports a study in the July issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Opioid, Opiod Pain Medications, Opioid Abuse Epidemic, Trump, Chris Christie, Donald Trump, Addiction, Overdose

Opioid and Addiction Specialist Comments on Trump’s Opioid Commission

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Physical Therapy, Musculoskeletal, Engineering, Textiles, Core strength, Back Pain

Partnering for Innovation

CoreMechanics defines CoreForm as a wearable exercise product to prevent and stabilize musculoskeletal injury. The expertise needed to refine the device and measure its effectiveness is found within several disciplines at URI.

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Opioids, Chronic Pain, Studies, American Society Of Anesthesiologists

Women Who Focus Negatively, Magnify Chronic Pain, More Likely to Be Taking Prescribed Opioids

Female chronic pain sufferers who catastrophize, a psychological condition in which pain is exaggerated or irrationally focused on, not only report greater pain intensity, but are more likely to be taking prescribed opioids than men with the same condition, according to a study published Online First in Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).

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For Headache, Telemedicine May Be as Effective as in-Person

For people with headache, seeing the neurologist by video for treatment may be as effective as an in-person visit, according to a study published in the June 14, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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opioid abuse, Anesthesia, Pain Managament, Chronic Pain, Opioids

Taking Opioids for Pain? Speak Up. Ask the Hard Questions.

Opioids are often known as the “go-to” pain killer for short-term pain, but this doesn’t mean they’re always the right treatment. The American Society of Anesthesiologists suggests those who take opioids ask some tough questions – including if it is time to consider other options.

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All Opioids Have the Potential to Be Abused. Opioid Expert Works with Patients Reeling From Chronic Pain.

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Mindfulness, pain, Cold-pressor task, Pain Relief, Meditation

Meditation Could Be a Cheaper Alternative to Traditional Pain Medication

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Just ten minutes of mindfulness meditation could be used as an alternative to painkillers, according to research by Leeds Beckett University.







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