In recent years, the off-label prescription of antidepressants for the treatment of chronic pain has increased, along with evidence of their effectiveness and mechanistic underpinnings when used for this purpose. Depression is a common comorbidity among patients with chronic pain, and the use of these agents may alleviate symptoms of both disorders. Typically, however, significantly…
Interventional pain modalities provide alternative analgesia in patients who are intolerant of pharmacologic agents, have comorbidities that require multiple medications, or have pain refractory to oral medications.
The innovative use of fractionation of laser beam technology in dermatology has led to significant improvements in the treatment of burn scars, regardless of how mature.
Researchers found data that showed, regardless of the number of headaches reported in addition to insomnia that cognitive behavioral therapy is indicated as first-line treatment.
Physician practices need to weigh the pros and cons of remaining independent or joining an integrated health care delivery system.