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14 Articles in Volume 19, Issue #1
Analgesics of the Future: NKTR-181
Antidote to CDC Guideline; Plantar Fasciitis; Patient Input
Assessing and Treating Migraine in Women and Men
Demystifying Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia
Editorial: Have We Gone Too Far? Can We Get Back?
How to Compel Patients to Complete Home Exercises
Inflammation Targeted Nanomedicine
Intravenous Stem Cell Administration for Ileitis
Invasive Surgery: Effective in Relieving Chronic Pain?
Pain Catastrophizing: What Practitioners Need to Know
Pain Therapy Options for the Home
Regenerative Medicine
The Future of Pain Management
Whole Body Vibration: Potential Benefits in the Management of Pain and Physical Function

The Future of Pain Management

Industry experts Jianguo Cheng, Stefan Evers, W. Clay Jackson, Lynn Kohan, William Maixner, Paula Marchetta, and more share their visions.
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Pain management expanded in the 1960s with electrotherapy and biofeedback. In the 1990s, unfortunately, the expansion was with opioids and mood-altering drugs, which created far worse problems. Now, we are on the threshold of major improvements to reduce physiologic stress and narcotic addiction. Refinements in electrotherapy are likely to include pulsed electromagnetic frequency, which has become more popular and effective than transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation; Sapphire enhanced Scalar may be equally beneficial as it reduces all biochemical reactions to stress.

*In late January 2019, after this issue went to press, AIPM announced it would be dissolving.

Last updated on: February 20, 2019
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