Back pain afflicts about 31 million Americans. What’s even more unsettling is that back pain is the top cause of disability around the world. Ron Ben-Meir, DO, an expert in spine health and pain management at Downtown Pain Management, helps women and men throughout the New York City and northern...
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...
Source: Medical Xpress Researchers from the Oregon Research Institute (ORI) and Florida Atlantic University (FAU) are the first to demonstrate statistically significant links between self-reported regular use of prescription drugs for pain and/or sleep, and longitudinal risk of frailty in adults ages 65 and older. Read More
Source: Medical Xpress Improving acute pain management after traumatic injury remains a priority for policymakers and clinicians as rates of injury and subsequent pain-related disability rise nationally. Read More
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Source: Medical Xpress Research presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting found that a six-week treatment with low-dose oral prednisolone substantially improves pain and decreases signs of inflammation in patients with painful hand osteoarthritis Read More
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Source: Medical Xpress Pain: we all experience it, but there's no objective way to measure it. Read More
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Source: Medical Xpress For those using illicit opioids to manage their chronic pain, cannabis may be a beneficial—and a less dangerous—alternative Read More