5 Pain Stories You Might Have Missed, Aug. 28

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A chronic pain patient tells her story of what its like to have her conditions control her life.
A chronic pain patient tells her story of what its like to have her conditions control her life.

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.

"My Story: Chronic Pain Behaving Badly" -- A chronic pain patient tells her story of what its like to have her conditions control her life.

"Hospice practice to fill 'gap of care' for pain, chronic illness" -- Hospice of Washington County, located in Western Maryland, recently opened a new medical practice for individuals suffering from serious or chronic illness. The practice was designed to fill 'gap of care' for pain.

"New Tennessee law puts restrictions on Suboxone, Subutex prescribing" -- A new Tennesse law aims to limit Suboxone prescriptions in the state. Clinicians use the drug to wean individuals off of opioids.

"Back and neck pain has biggest health impact on UK patients, study finds" -- A new study revealed that back and neck pain has some of the largest health impacts on patients in the United Kingdom.

"Michigan rejects use of medical marijuana for autism" -- A Michigan state regulator rejected a state panel's advice to allow clinicians to prescribe medical marijuana for autism, according to the Detriot Free Press.

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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