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The COVID pandemic has affected us all, in a myriad of ways. Isolation and stress has contributed to opioid use disorder and overdoses. One positive that has emerged from the all-too-many negatives is telemedicine. More people are seeking and getting the help they need. Theresa Baxter, MSN, FNP...

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How has COVID, the pandemic, and quarantining impacted the day-to-day work of Kate Schopmeyer, DPT, CPE, CSCS? She is the Physical Therapy Program Coordinator for Pain Management at the San Francisco VA Healthcare System in California.

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While wearing a mask helps prevent COVID, it also makes it impossible for hearing impaired people to read lips. Justin Golub, MD, is an otolaryngologist and an ear specialist at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York. In this interview he discusses COVID’s impact on those who...

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Mario Castellanos, MD, is a gynecologic surgeon in Phoenix, Arizona, and an associate professor at Creighton University School of Medicine, Phoenix campus. He works for Dignity Health Medical Center. Has the pandemic affected his practice, and his patients’ outcomes?

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Has COVID affected those with chronic pelvic pain? If YES, how? Gynecologist Dr. Jorge Carrillo tells us of his experiences treating those patients during a pandemic. He is also an associate professor at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

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Dr. Abd-Elsayed is an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison. In this clip, he discusses postsurgical neuralgia’s etiology, and how COVID has impacted those with limited immunity.

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The physical exam is one of the most important building blocks in practitioner/patient interactions. How has the pandemic affected Dr. Peter Pryzbylkowski’s interactions with patients? He is a double board certified interventional pain physician and anesthesiologist whose practice is in...

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Lantie Jorandby, MD, DFAPA, is an addiction psychiatrist and the chief medical officer for Lakeview Health, an addiction treatment facility in Jacksonville, Florida. What changes has she seen during the pandemic?

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COVID signs and symptoms. What is showing up in those during and after a diagnosis of COVID? Dr. Phyllis Hendry is the Associate Chair of Emergency Medicine Research at the University of Florida, College of Medicine in Jacksonville. Douglas Suffield is the Primary Pain Coach and Educator for the...

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What is health literacy? The skill that enables nonhealthcare professionals to interpret medical information and translate it. The pandemic exposed a dangerous lack of basic health literacy. Dr. Eugene Vortsman is the Clinical Director of Addiction Medicine and Disease Management at Northwell...

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