Because pain is so deeply wired in the brain as a danger signal, patients with pain often avoid touching or
For chronic pain conditions, gabapentinoids (gabapentin & pregabalin) are often first-line treatments because of their effectiveness & safety. They bind
Small sensory nerves throughout the body gather information & interact with the body directly. This nerve-body interface underlies many diseases.
Nerve ablation is key to the treatment of chronic pain. Ablation reduces nerve pain, as well as pain from spine
Spinal column stimulation (SCS) is an effective non-drug treatment for chronic pain. Risks A psychological evaluation is required and not
“Peripheral nerve stimulation” (PNS) is a novel, effective, convenient, & minimally invasive non-drug treatment for chronic neuropathic pain & post-surgical
Lidocaine is a commonly used local anesthetic in medicine & dentistry. When infused directly into the blood, it can temporarily