Stories tagged: chronic pain
Sun., July 28, 2019
After pharmaceutical companies poured billions of opioid pills into Washington, rural counties try to recover
Millions of prescribed opioids poured into rural counties near Spokane from 2006 to 2012, according to recently revealed data. But while the extent of the problem is clearer, the path …
Fri., April 5, 2019
If you’ve never experienced chronic pain, consider yourself lucky.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019
Chronic pain tops the list of reasons people give when they enroll in state medical marijuana programs, followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-related nausea.
Tue., March 20, 2018
Opioid addiction is getting more attention nationally, but a Washington State University researcher says not enough is being done to help patients transition to non-opioid pain management.
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017
Treatment for chronic pain may involve medication, physical therapy, surgery, and other therapies. Once everything medically possible has been done, you may be wondering how to live from day to …
Fri., Oct. 5, 2012
CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of people get steroid shots in their backs to relieve pain. Now they are probably wondering if it’s safe. In 23 states, hundreds, possibly thousands, of …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2012
CHICAGO (AP) — Acupuncture gets a thumbs-up for helping relieve pain from chronic headaches, backaches and arthritis in a review of more than two dozen studies — the latest analysis …