Chronic Pain

FDA Approves Opioid Agonist Oliceridine

August 07, 2020


The indication limits the new opioid to clinical setting use—no take-home prescriptions.

Manipulative Therapy Ineffective for Chronic Low Back Pain

August 05, 2020


Manipulative techniques are not effective for chronic low back pain among relatively young individuals.

FDA Approves Personalized Chronic Pain Therapy Mobile Application

July 23, 2020


The Patient Controller will join a growing list of Abbott digital care products aimed at streamlining the therapeutic experience.

Cannabis and Placebo Similar in Reducing Pain in Sickle Cell Disease Patients

July 17, 2020


The findings suggest cannabis should be further investigated as an alternative to opioids.

Tanezumab Improves Chronic Low Back Pain

June 19, 2020


The findings are consistent with previous research about the efficacy of tanezumab for chronic low back pain.

How the Law Should Handle the Opioid Epidemic

March 23, 2020


While the opioid epidemic has had a devastating impact on American families, there is some hope that the future is bright.

The Future of Pain Care: CBD, CBT, and National Strategies

March 19, 2020


In the final segment of the series, experts look ahead to how pain management will grow to treat the millions of burdened Americans.

The Balancing Act of Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

March 16, 2020


In part 4 of our series, guideline authors and researchers relay the particularities of guiding and regulating the spread of still-necessary painkiller prescriptions.

CDC Study Shows Increase in Fall-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Deaths

March 12, 2020


According to a new report, males and older individuals are more susceptible to fall-related traumatic brain injury deaths.

A Perfect Storm of Missteps Brought the Opioid Epidemic

March 09, 2020


In part 2, experts discuss how the public health crisis has reached a third decade, and what plans are to combat addiction problems.