Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly decreased opioid prescriptions without compromising pain control.
A new study finds nearly one in three adults with lupus use prescription opioids to manage pain, despite a lack of evidence that opioids are effective for reducing pain from rheumatic diseases.
A recent study found that people with chronic lower back pain who performed self-administered acupressure experienced improvement in pain and fatigue symptoms.
“Secret shopper” study reveals 40 percent of primary care clinics will not accept a new patient who takes opioids
A randomized trial shows that providing patients with special disposal bags doubled the odds they would safely dump their leftover opioid pain medicine.
People with chronic pain or fibromyalgia who engage in low-risk drinking habits report fewer symptoms and improved function than teetotalers.