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New Term Proposed for Persistent Back Pain
A recently published study explains how an international group of specialists developed a more applicable and precise term to replace ‘failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS).’
New Wellness Project Focuses on Educating, Empowering Pain Patients
The Four Pillar Project provides physicians with evidence-based talking points to quickly identify problem areas and educate patients to optimize important aspects of their health.
The Future of Virtual Care for Pain Patients
More than a year after virtual visit initiatives were implemented due to COVID-19, Cleveland Clinic’s Pain Management Department must determine the long-term outlook for this model of care.
Patient With Breast Cancer and Pathological Sacral Fractures Finds Pain Relief
For patients that have cancer, sacroplasty has the potential to relieve the pain and stabilize broken segments or the broken sacrum.
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New Guidelines Provide Further Guidance for PONV Management
An updated set of guidelines for managing postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) provides caregivers with comprehensive direction on risk stratification, prevention and treatment of PONV in both adults and children.
Case Report: Cooled RF Ablation and Cementoplasty for Painful Spine Metastases
Cooled radiofrequency ablation to the spine, a novel procedure offered in the Department of Pain Management, brings a patient with metastatic small cell lung cancer immediate, complete pain relief.
Diagnosing Pain With an Algorithm
A new methodology developed at Cleveland Clinic combines electroencephalography (EEG) and artificial intelligence to diagnose pain accurately and objectively.
Surgery For Axial Neck Pain: Who Is a Good Candidate And Who Isn’t
Neck pain is a tricky clinical problem, both for the patient and the healthcare provider.
Reducing Patients’ Chronic Pain Through Weight Loss
One of the more impactful and proactive ways to reduce a patient’s chronic pain is through diet changes.
Study Will Look at Nitrous Oxide as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Treatment
A new study will investigate whether “laughing gas” can help with pain management for patients with complex regional pain syndrome.