I want to talk a bit about the opioid crisis facing the nation. As clinicians, we are there for tasked with continuing to treat our patients pain, but at the same time trying to avoid opioids or prescribe them in a safe way when they are indicated. We also have… Continue Reading Pain Management and Opioids: Free Online CME Course

This is my altar for my brother. And, obviously we loved video games. This is the first console that we had. If I can convey anything to anyone, it’s like this is a killer. He didn’t want to ask people for help. I never thought we would lose Ian. Like… Continue Reading Jacki Jing | Manage Pain Safely

My name is Andrea Furlan and I am pain specialist in Toronto Canada, today we’re going to talk about neuropathic pain. With my experience of 25 years working in pain clinics and with patients who have chronic pain I can say that the worst descriptions that I hear about pain… Continue Reading Neuropathic Pain by Dr. Andrea Furlan

Dad, Good seeing you last week. I should have followed my own advice. I told you to lock up your pills, but never locked up mine. Someone stole half the dog’s pain pills. I don’t know who took them. Only a few friends and family have been in the house.… Continue Reading It’s Important to Properly Store and Dispose of Pain Medicine

If you’re struggling with prescription opioids, I get it. I was there. Hooked to the hubcaps. But guess what? There’s plenty of help. This is LA, holmes. We’ve got places to go. People to talk to. We’ve got real treatment. Do me a favor, man. Get off that poison. Get… Continue Reading Danny Trejo | Manage Pain Safely

[Music] [Dr. Sergi Ferre speaking] The therapeutic and side effects of opioids are largely mediated by their ability to bind and activate the so-called mu opioid receptors. Mu opioid receptors are localized on the spinal cord to mediate the analgesic effects, while mu opioid receptors localized in the brain stem… Continue Reading Is Methadone the Key to Less Addictive Opioid Pain Medicines?

I started experimenting with opioids, you know, out of my parents cabinet. The first time my son had to put his on hand on the glass