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Doctors Often Biased Treating Pain of Disliked Patients

Doctors Often Biased Treating Pain of Disliked Patients

Doctors have been found to be biased while treating patients with chronic and severe pain.Findings of a recently concluded research study revealed that people tend to underestimate pain intensity and are less sympathetic to a patient’s pain when the patient is not well-liked. The study, published in the October 2011 issue of Pain, has alarming implications for patient […]

Vocabulary of Pain is Needed To Understand and Treat Pain

Vocabulary of Pain is Needed To Understand and Treat Pain

Patients with chronic pain struggle to express how they feel to the doctors and health-care providerswho are trying to understand and treat them. Now a University at Buffalo psychiatrist has suggested that in order to overcome the problem a vocabulary of pain is needed. Werner Ceusters, MD, professor of psychiatry in UB’s School of Medicine […]

Treating Intense Pain of Cluster Headaches With Remote Control

Treating Intense Pain of Cluster Headaches With Remote Control

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London has developed a new methodical treatment for dealing with the intense pain of cluster headaches — also known as ‘suicide headaches’ . Sufferers can now ease their pain using a hand-held remote control that sends a charge to an electrode implanted in the head. Cluster headaches are concentrated […]

Pain Control:IV-Ibuprofen Decreases Morphine Use By More Than 30%

Pain Control:IV-Ibuprofen Decreases Morphine Use By More Than 30%

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the publication of new data supporting the safety and efficacy of Caldolor® (ibuprofen) Injection in pre and post-operative orthopedic surgery patients. The study, which was published in the August edition of the peer-reviewed journal Pain Medicine, concludes that IV ibuprofen significantly decreased pain and morphine use when compared with placebo. In the […]

Tai Chi:A Useful Treatment For Fibromyalgia Pain

Tai Chi:A Useful Treatment For Fibromyalgia Pain

Fibromyalgia is a common and poorly understood pain disorder that afflicts an estimated 200 million or more people worldwide. The lack of objective abnormalities detected on physical examination and standard blood and imaging tests has led many physicians to question the existence of this disorder.  However, for those experiencing the pain and other associated symptoms […]