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Genetic Basis for Opioid Sensitivity in Pain Treatments

August 20th, 2016|acute pain, Latest News, opioids|

Capitol Pain Institute (CPI) recently reported how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is addressing the worrisome rise in the misuse and addiction of opioid pain medications. Now, there is a new study out implicating a specific genetic variation the may be responsible for opioid sensitivity and how different patients will respond unequally to

Got Shoulder Pain?

December 10th, 2015|acute pain, advanced pain management, chronic pain, Latest News, shoulder pain|

by Dr. Anjuli Desai Shoulder pain accounts for 12 out of every 1000 primary care office visits. This could largely be attributed to the fact that the shoulder joint is the body’s most mobile joint. In fact, shoulder and neck pain account for 18% of all insurance disability payments made for musculoskeletal pain. Some factors which

The Two Faces of Pain: Acute and Chronic

August 19th, 2014|acute pain, chronic pain|

Living with pain has a debilitating impact on people. Whether this pain is associated with a previous injury or a result of a disease, it is important to understand where it comes from, how to address it, and how to explain it to those closest to you. Let us explore the two faces of pain:

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