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The Journal of the American College of Surgeons published an article outlining treatment for injured patients, managing pain and minimizing opioids. By comparing two multimodal pain management regimens (MMPR) through an effectiveness trial, they examined adult trauma admissions, excluding...

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Manual therapies and the human touch positively affect people with chronic pain, and are an important part of a multimodal, interdisciplinary approach to pain management. Michael Kurisu, DO, ABIHM, is the clinical director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of California San...

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In an article in JAMA Network Open, the authors reviewed studies to determine the most successful treatment of frozen shoulder—adhesive capsulitis—a common, painful fibroproliferative tissue fibrosis affecting 2.4 out of 100,000 people per year. The researchers looked at 65 studies and almost 4100...

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Multimodal, nonpharmacologic approaches are recommended as firstline treatments for pain but are often unavailable in resource-limited settings. In 2016, a multimodal pain management program was created and evaluated at Tom Waddell Urban Health primary care clinic in the Tenderloin neighborhood of...

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One cannot bake a cake with only flour. Clinicians who treat pain understand that it requires teamwork and multimodal treatment plans. How can we get patients on board with this approach? How can we support each other when we work in isolated practice settings? We can support each other and bolster...

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Psychiatry really should be one of the earlier consultations that the primary care doctor brings onto the team. If everything is going well and the patient is progressing and getting more functional, that’s a keep going strategy. But if the patient doesn’t seem to be responding in a positive way...

| Podcast

To quote a contemporary leader in pain care, “Treating pain is a team sport.” Although our healthcare system is still disjointed, causing many clinicians to operate in what may feel like a lonely silo, we can support each other and bolster our patients’ confidence in their prognosis by communicating...

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Newswise —  Employer-sponsored health clinics offering integrated physical medicine services—physical medicine, chiropractic, and acupuncture—can improve clinical outcomes while lowering the costs of care for patients with back pain and other common musculoskeletal conditions, reports an open-access...

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