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Overuse of Pain Relievers Could Be Hazardous

Overuse of Pain Relievers Could Be Hazardous

Aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are good at fighting fevers and relieving pain from arthritis, injuries and other causes. But many people who take the drugs are putting themselves at risk by taking too much or taking them too long or too often. In a 2005 study, one in four […]

Self Managed Chronic Pain Management Program

Self Managed Chronic Pain Management Program

The popular and much appreciated self management programs for chronic pain and disease will continue in Parksville and Qualicum Beach this fall. “Anyone with chronic pain or a chronic disease or who lives with someone who does would benefit,” said local facilitator Donna Frawley. She said people who take the workshop learn how to live […]

US Need To Adopt An Integrated Approach To Pain Management

US Need To Adopt An Integrated Approach To Pain Management

Every year, at least 116 adult Americans experience chronic pain, a condition which costs the nation more than $635 billon annually, but much of this pain is preventable or could be better managed, says a new report. The US needs coordinated, national efforts by public and private organisations to create a “cultural transformation” in how […]

Pain Treatment,Management,& Prevention Requires Integrated Approach

Pain Treatment,Management,& Prevention Requires Integrated Approach

Every year, at least 116 million adult Americans experience chronic pain, a condition that costs the nation between $560 billion and $635 billion annually, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.  Much of this pain is preventable or could be better managed, added the committee that wrote the report. The committee called for […]

Oxecta:New Alternative Pain Killer Medication Comes To Market

Oxecta:New Alternative Pain Killer Medication Comes To Market

Pfizer Inc. and Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc. have the green light to market pain-killer Oxecta Tablets. Oxecta is an alternative medication to help users and prescribing physicians avoid the abuse and misuse of  opioid analgesics. It is an immediate-release medicine that contains oxycodone HCl — which is a Schedule II controlled substance that is sought by […]

Canada Hosts World Congress on Pain

Canada Hosts World Congress on Pain

 The Canadian Pain Society (CPS) eagerly welcomes leading pain experts from across Canada and around the globe to the 13th World Congress on Pain in Montreal, Quebec, from August 29 to September 2. Hosted by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), more than 6,000 pain professionals will gather to share their thoughts, […]

6 Healthy Tips to Cop Up with Chronic Pain

6 Healthy Tips to Cop Up with Chronic Pain

If you are suffering from any kind of pain and it is persisting for a period of six months or more subsequently after an injury or illness, you must know that the pain is chronic. The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests few very uselful healthy tips for how people with chronic pain can manage:  1.      With […]