Many patients with a variety of chronic pain conditions think negatively about how it will affect their sleep – which ends up leading to worse sleep outcomes. A study from the University of Warwick in England shows just how powerful these negative thoughts are.
There are many challenges that confront pain specialists on a daily basis. Despite those challenges, seeing their patients recover and live a better quality of life is reward enough to keep them optimistic for the future of the field.
Injectable medications are being used for everything from chronic pain to cancer related pain. While doctors are working to help their patients manage their symptoms they are also keeping a close eye on potential abuse and illegal activity with the medication.