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.Read More
Lifestyle Program Designed to Help Chronic Pain Patients
Cleveland Clinic’s Pain Management Department is launching a new lifestyle program for chronic pain patients.
Rare Pain Condition Still Exists in New Forms with New Hope for Relief
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.
Shared Appointments Work for Fibromyalgia Patients
Pain Management specialist Benjamin Abraham, MD, is working on new ways to help those diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Group appointments are one new approach.
Why Fibromyalgia Is Neuropathic
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.
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The Impact of Emerging Policy and Regulation on Pain Management
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.