September is Pain Awareness Month and the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA), released a short, two-minute video which clearly and simply explains what it is like living with chronic pain. Using the analogy that chronic pain is like having four flat tires and achieving the highest quality of life possible ...Read More
Motorcyclists are more vulnerable than occupants of cars; therefore, they are more likely to sustain serious injuries if involved in a crash. Roads are designed for heavier vehicles and road barriers and guardrails are made for deflecting the energy of a car.
For a motorcycle the upright posts found along ...Read More
CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016
Early Release / March 15, 2016 / 65
NOTE FROM DAWN COOK: THIS IS THE ENTIRE 35,738 PAGE REPORT
Deborah Dowell, MD1; Tamara M. Haegerich, PhD; Roger Chou, MD1 (View author affiliations)
This guideline provides recommendations for ...Read More
Nevro Corp has received an “approvable” letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system for treatment of chronic pain.
The Senza SCS system delivers Nevro’s proprietary HF10therapy, “an advanced SCS therapy that provides electrical pulses to the spinal cord at a rate ...Read More