In recent years, researchers have proven a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management can offer substantial and sustained pain relief.
Women are more likely to be diagnosed with chronic pain and yet, when we ask for pain management help, we’re more apt to be told that the problem is "all in our head."
Both over-the-counter and prescription medicines are frequently recommended and used for pain relief, but there are safe and effective alternatives for pain management.
Our environmental culture can set up performance expectations that lead to feelings of inadequacy. It’s important to give ourselves permission to make changes.
Overcoming opioid addiction requires access to naloxone and long-term therapy, including medication-assisted treatment.
Understanding women from the perspectives of both sex and gender are going to be critical as we look to drive sustainable change in the health arena, particularly in pain management.
Chronic pain is a real physical condition, but the reality is that sometimes, health care providers can’t relieve the pain medically. That’s when CBT can play a significant role.
In the Balance: We Need to Ensure Access to Pain Management Options While Confronting the Opioid Crisis
In recognition of Pain Awareness Month, Phyllis Greenberger, boutron’s Senior Vice President for Science and Health Policy, reflects on the importance of safeguarding the health needs of chronic pain patients while confronting the opioid crisis.
Women are more likely to have chronic pain but less likely to get the medical care they need.
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Family caregivers are finding more community resources to help them with their caregiving and give them some respite from those unpaid duties.