A single-session, two-hour group education program gives patients more tools for managing their chronic pain.Read More
Jianguo Cheng, MD, PhD, Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Management Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, and colleagues are on a mission to improve pain education for physicians and the public. They are working in conjunction with the American Academy of Pain Medicine.
Cleveland Clinic’s Pain Management Department is launching a new lifestyle program for chronic pain 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.
Pain Management specialist Benjamin Abraham, MD, is working on new ways to help those diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Group appointments are one new approach.
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Although fibromyalgia has no anatomic lesions, it’s marked by neurological dysfunction — qualifying it as a neuropathic disorder. Linking it to central sensitization can increase the array of treatment options.
In the face of healthcare reform, pain medicine is under scrutiny due to the high cost of surgical procedures. Cleveland Clinic Pain Management Chairman Richard W. Rosenquist, MD, discussed the issue at the 18th annual Pain Management Symposium.