Pain treatment has shifted to a multimodal approach, partly in response to the opioid crisis. Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital serve as pain mentors, educating their peers about alternatives for relieving pain.
In response to the opioid crisis, a new protocol for pain management following c-sections calling for narcotic-free care is generally well-received by patients. Dr. Eric Chaing, anesthesiologist and Dr. Lynette Karth, obstetrician, explain.
A pain management physician says incorporating functional medicine’s integrative approach into care can greatly improve a patient’s response to treatment.
On the cancer ward, patients’ addiction fears and their need for pain relief inevitably intersect. Oncologist Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS, shares one experience.
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Pain management specialists should include nutcracker syndrome in the differential when the symptoms indicate, and not assume atypical left flank pain is chronic myofascial or due to lower rib pathology.
Cleveland Clinic’s Pain Management Department is launching a new lifestyle program for chronic pain patients.
Telemedicine is on Cleveland Clinic’s list of top 10 medical innovations for 2018, and with good reason. This year, 7 million patients nationwide are expected to see a healthcare provider online.
Distance Health is part of an initiative to transform Cleveland Clinic for the future. For the last year, pain management physicians have been acclimating patients to this convenient way of receiving care.
How Dr. Benjamin Katholi uses acupuncture and frequency-specific microcurrent to treat pain in pediatric patients.
The pain from arachnoiditis is often described as vivid “electrical” sensations that do not follow the path of any nerve. Today, pain procedures are helping patients manage the pain without the use of medication.