Navigating Opioids and Other Strategies for Managing Cancer Pain – mahrgan

Navigating Opioids and Other Strategies for Managing Cancer Pain – mahrgan

Up to 60% of patients undergoing active treatment and a third of cancer survivors report significant pain stemming either from their cancer itself or their cancer treatments. The most common treatment for significant cancer- related pain is opioid medication. The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 17 million Americans live with cancer,1 and many…

Discovered that new physical and mental interventions are very beneficial for the treatment of chronic back pain

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Discovered that new physical and mental interventions are very beneficial for the treatment of chronic back pain – mahrgan

Chronic back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. According to a study published in the American Journal of Medicine in 2012, patients in the United States spend up to 300 billion U.S. dollars each year to treat this disease. Pain MagazineHowever, common therapies such as surgery and steroid injections aimed at addressing the…

Is the implantable stimulator a “paradigm shift” in the treatment of low back pain?

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Is the implantable stimulator a “paradigm shift” in the treatment of low back pain? – mahrgan

A safe and minimally invasive implantable stimulation device has received most praise from neurosurgeons, and some experts say it represents a “paradigm shift” in the treatment of mechanical low back pain. The results of a multinational study show that the ReActiv8 device (Mainstay Medical Limited) is effective, improving function and reducing pain in patients with…