Opioid Therapy

Chronic Pain Management in Primary Care Settings

Chronic Pain Management in Primary Care Settings

From helping patients with opioid addiction to finding pain management programs, one physician shares his experience with chronic pain management in the primary care setting.

Psychological Factors, Not Opioid Use, Linked with Disability After Fracture Surgery

Psychological Factors, Not Opioid Use, Linked with Disability After Fracture Surgery

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Post-operative opioid therapy may not be necessary for patients undergoing ankle surgery.

Long-Term Opioids Associated With Worse Functional Status, Adverse Events in Polyneuropathy

Long-Term Opioids Associated With Worse Functional Status, Adverse Events in Polyneuropathy

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Polyneuropathy may increase the likelihood of patients receiving long-term opioid therapy.

Opioids for Chronic Pain: New VA/DoD Clinical Guideline

Opioids for Chronic Pain: New VA/DoD Clinical Guideline

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A new clinical practice guideline regarding the use of opioids for chronic pain has been released by the VA and DoD.

An Overview of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

An Overview of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy include lower-extremity weakness, in addition to tingling, pain and burning.

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