Acupuncture - pain relief; Hypnosis - pain relief; Guided imagery
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A new study, published in the December issue of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, suggests that adding a cannabinoid to opioid... Read more »
An analysis of studies regarding the use of opioids in chronic back pain was published in the January 16, 2007 edition of “Annals of... Read more »
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Doctors often hesitate to prescribe morphine-based painkillers for patients with chronic pain. In this review article, Dr. J. Schneider, a pain... Read more »
As opioids become increasingly accepted as an effective form of pain management for some types of chronic pain, doctors are concerned about the use... Read more »