Prescription opioid use declined from 2009 to 2018, but not significantly.
Marijuana products linked to improved symptoms on a variety of fronts, research suggests, and adverse effects seem rare.
Multimodal approach to postsurgery pain management can reduce or eliminate opioids for certain patient groups.
Some evidence supports cannabis as a treatment for neuropathic pain, but not everyone is convinced.
“All you need is a mat,” said Dr. Rohit Bhatia.
Hospital for Special Surgery rheumatologists discuss their approach to caring for patients with rheumatic diseases within their practice during...
Incidence of Chronic Opioid Use in Previously Opioid-Naïve Patients Receiving Opioids for Analgesia in the Intensive Care Unit
The incidence of chronic opioid use decreased at 6 and 12 months for opioid-naïve patients and hospital admission and intensive care unit types...
Those over age 65 years fill prescriptions for twice the amount, compared with younger adults.
The diclofenac sodium topical gel previously known as Voltaren Gel 1% will now be sold over the counter as Voltaren Arthritis Pain.
"Our results point to the need to consider tramadol's associated risk of fracture in clinical practice and treatment guidelines," the researchers...