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This series of cases illustrates the authors’ experiences of using intercostal nerve blocks and local infiltration of anesthetics to diagnose and treat this obscure syndrome.
Dr. John Claude Krusz discusses the biomechanics and pathophysiology of traumatic brain injuries, as well as their symptoms: post-concussion syndrome, post-traumatic headache, and migraine.
Dr. Forest Tennant delves into Elvis Presley's medical records to uncover underlying head trauma, autoimmune disease, and pain that may have contributed to his untimely death.
In essence, doctors of podiatric medicine are pain management specialists, albeit in a very different way.
The science of ergonomics is an approach that aims to fit the workplace conditions and requirements to the worker--instead of the other way around.
This article discusses how to assess and measure chronic pain in pediatric patients and examines the various complementary therapies used in treatment.
Article explores a range of causes and treatments of prenatal low back pain.
PPM Editor in Chief Dr. Forest Tennant discusses suffering and suicide attempts in elderly pain patients.
Case challenge on how to manage perioperative pain in an opioid-tolerant elderly patient. How would you treat this patient who is going to have total knee arthroplasty?
PPM Editor in Chief-authored article about sudden, unexpected death in patients with chronic pain.
Editor's memo from Practical Pain Management: Should we be using the phrase "centralized pain" in the pain field?
One of the most successful treatment models for comorbid pain and mental health disorders is a program based on the biopsychosocial model, which takes into account physical, mental health, and social issues. Learn more about how this model works and if you should use it with your chronic pain patients.
Many pain management practitioners realize there is a critical connection between pain and sleep. But how best to treat these pain patients?
The prevalence of chronic pain and the presence of a sleep disorder depend on a number of factors, including the type of pain, the age of the patient, gender, and the existence of comorbid conditions such as depression.
Educate, Then Let Patient Choose C. Norman Shealy, MD, PhD Fair Grove, MO As with all medical problems, I list the best options I see and then let the patient choose. Here are some of the measures typically discussed: