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.
Though Americans spend an estimated $80 billion to $100 billion each year in hopes of easing their aching backs, the evidence is mounting that many pricey standard treatments — including surgery and spinal injections — are often ineffective and
Each week, dozens of health care providers from rural Washington connect via video conference to a panel of specialists in Seattle with the hope of combating the opioid crisis statewide.
UW Medicine specialists design diagnostic to help primary-care clinicians treat patients