Pain Resource Center

Spotting the Trends in Pain Management

We asked a few experts to share what they see as the biggest trend shaping how healthcare providers approach the management of patients’ pain.  An estimated 20 percent of American adults live with chronic pain.  This type of pain has frequently been linked to…

Headache Treatment Options

38 million Americans suffer from migraines. Of this 38 million, 2-3 million migraineurs have chronic migraines, 5 million migraineurs suffer from migraines at least monthly, and 11 million migraineurs consider their migraines to be the cause of “moderate to severe disability.” I’m an RN…

Alternative Methods to Managing Pain

When your patients have pain, often they will treat that pain with medication. However, there are many options available for patients who aren’t interested in pills or for people who want to incorporate alternative methods to manage pain in with their schedule of medication.…

How to properly assess a patient for opioid therapy:

It is a difficult task determining whether or not your patient should be prescribed opioid medication for non-cancer chronic pains, since this is quite a controversial topic due to the side effects and possible misuse of the drugs.  That is why learning how to…

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