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12 Things Researchers Learned About Chronic Pain In 2018

The biggest stories in chronic pain research from 2018 have examined different chronic pain experiences between men and women, and between the rich and the poor. Research in 2018 looked into what lifelong practices are the best at preventing or minimizing pain. Scientists also delved into the new cutting-edge approaches [...]

By |2018-11-23T11:50:58-07:00December 5th, 2018|Tags: |Comments Off on 12 Things Researchers Learned About Chronic Pain In 2018

Opioid Epidemic Statistics: Key Findings From 2013-2018

Many people use opioids to help with their chronic pain management. While these prescription medications can help some people with pain, on the whole, the research shows that these medications or prescribed too often, and can lead to dangerous effects on health. Here's what research from the last five years [...]

By |2018-11-23T12:07:51-07:00November 28th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Opioid Epidemic Statistics: Key Findings From 2013-2018

10 Findings From Opioid Research In 2018

In the U.S., one-quarter of all adults suffer from chronic pain. Opioids such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, and morphine can be vital in making acute pain manageable. However, long-term opioid use carries many risks including tolerance, dependence, abuse, addiction, and overdose. There is a growing and legitimate concern in the U.S. [...]

By |2018-09-24T13:39:24-07:00October 3rd, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on 10 Findings From Opioid Research In 2018

16 Of The Newest Research Findings On Pain And Mental Health

The research coming out in 2018 on the convergence of chronic pain and mental health show that it is a complex relationship that researchers are still unraveling. We know that chronic pain can exacerbate mental health problems like depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation and vice versa. The strong connection between [...]

By |2018-09-03T14:29:28-07:00September 5th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on 16 Of The Newest Research Findings On Pain And Mental Health

15 Of The Best TED Talks On Health And Pain

“Ideas worth spreading”: this is the slogan of the TED (Technology, Engineering, and Design) organization. It informs every TED Talk that they curate. Speakers run the gamut from everyday people to world-renowned scientists, artists, and thinkers. These ten to 20-minute gems offer a brief glimpse into the world. They provide [...]

By |2018-01-05T17:15:18-07:00January 15th, 2018|Tags: , |2 Comments

25 Of The Top Stories And Findings From 2017 Pain Research!

Every year, we chronicle the latest in pain research on our blog. You can find all of those reports here. This year's pain research promises even more exciting developments. From safer opioid options to virtual reality, here are 25 of the top stories from 2017 pain research! Complementary approaches to [...]

By |2017-12-05T16:06:03-07:00December 6th, 2017|Tags: |Comments Off on 25 Of The Top Stories And Findings From 2017 Pain Research!

What Is MLS Laser Therapy And Does It Work?

When it comes to chronic pain treatment and management, many patients have tried it all. From exercise to injections to surgeries, some chronic pain conditions may feel incurable. Until now. A relatively new type of treatment is making waves and starting conversations all around the pain community: MLS laser therapy. [...]

By |2017-03-16T14:59:44-07:00March 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , |19 Comments