5 Pain Stories You Might Have Missed, Aug. 27

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A new Tampa-based pain management clinic is now offering its patients several options for long-term nonoperative knee pain relief.
A new Tampa-based pain management clinic is now offering its patients several options for long-term nonoperative knee pain relief.

Every day the staff at Clinical Pain Advisor browses the Web for stories on chronic pain, acute pain, low back pain, diabetic neuropathy, fibromyalgia and other painful health conditions that readers might have missed the day before and lists some of their favorite articles in a daily column to provide clinicians with a resource they can check first thing in the morning.

"Nonoperative Long Term Knee Pain Relief Now Being Offered at Genesis Medical Clinic" -- Genesis Medical, a Tampa-based pain management clinic, is now offering its patients several options for long-term nonoperative knee pain relief. These options include: radiofrequency ablation along with Viscosupplementation.

"Patients urge expansion of medical marijuana program" -- Intractable pain patients in Minnesota urged their state government to expand its medical marijuana program. As of now the law doesn't allow clinicians to prescribe medical cannabis for intractable pain.

"Founder of ACPA discusses how patient with chronic pain can tackle their NSAID usage" -- ACPA's founder, Penney Cowan, reviewed the pros and cons of patients using NSAIDs for pain relief with News Medical.

"Education can empower clinicians to safely prescribe opioids for chronic pain sufferers" -- Some in the medical community beleive decreasing opioid misuse among chronic pain suffers can be achieved by education clincians.

"The Mayo Clinic: Irritable bowel syndrome often chronic, but treatments can ease symptoms " -- The Mayo Clinic today answered a Huntington Beach Independent reader's question about irritable bowel syndrome being a chronic disease.

Did Clinical Pain Advisor miss something from this morning's roundup? Feel free to contact CJ Arlotta at cj.arlotta@haymarketmedia.com.

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