Intrathecal pain therapy is the administration of medications like an opioid or calcium channel blocker to control pain.
controls pain with small amounts of medication
The American Society of Pain and Neuroscience (ASPN) has created a best practice guideline including evidence-based recommendations for the management and reduction of cancer-associated pain.
Administration of a muscle relaxant called baclofen into the spinal canal of children under 6 with spastic cerebral palsy is as safe and effective as it is for older pediatric patients, according to a recent retrospective study.
Scientists in Israel have shown that a type of oxygen therapy can stop new plaques forming and even remove existing plaques in mice with Alzheimer’s.
A new approach to spinal cord stimulation may drastically reduce chronic back pain, a small pilot study suggests.
Injured Gulf War Veteran: I’ve been fighting over 20 years to get relief from this pain. All doctors want to do is give me drugs, drugs, drugs and more drugs…PTSD was getting worse, nightmares getting worse at night and my overall well-being was decreasing a lot. I’ve seen over 20 doctors in the last 20 years…Now I am able to move my neck for the first time in 10 years, able to focus on my business…To me, this was a Godsend.
Before I had the PRP with Dr. Schmidt, I was in a lot of pain. I could not walk, I couldn’t stand…And today, I’m fine. No pain whatsoever, I’m not limited, I can walk now and I am starting to walk on my treadmill…
When you’re hurting all the time, you get tired of living out of a pain bottle. It’s rough on your wife and it’s rough on your family. You can’t go places. When I got to the dr after I got hurt again, he wanted to do a 10 rod fusion…I wouldn’t be able to even tie my own shoes. The first night after the hyperbaric chamber, I slept for the first time in 3 years for 8 hours and did not have to get up and take a pain pill.