The opioid crisis of the past decade has led more people to seek relief in the ancient treatment.
Offered treatment for depression, pain or inactivity, participants with spinal cord injuries saw improvement in all areas.
Removing dosing guidance from a guideline summary takes a valuable tool from prescribers, says Dr. Mark Sullivan and pain-medicine colleagues.
A study of national survey data from 2019-20 shows high prevalence of chronic pain and a high rate of the condition developing.
An estimated 19% of U.S. adults manage chronic pain, and as many as 65% of veterans experience ongoing pain.
Pain-medicine providers need to acknowledge patients’ histories of trauma, UW Medicine specialists say.
Researchers say that emotional pain and chronic pain are related, and painkillers, ultimately, make things worse.
Venom immobilizes prey by interfering with sodium channels that generate electrical signals in the animal’s nerve cells.
A soft neural implant, capable of delivering multiple drugs and color lights, might speed research on diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction, depression and pain.
UW Medicine-led study highlights care providers' need to manage multiple symptoms among older adults.