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4 ways to Reduce Opioid Prescriptions


As the opioid epidemic in the United States and worldwide continues unabated, doctors in many specialties are trying new ways to treat acute and chronic pain. The opioid Issue: real or fake news? Unfortunately, the opioid epidemic in the United States continues to grow. It has being fuelled in part by the overprescribing of opioid pain medications. There are some facts now emerging:


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Don't let pain stop a golf career!


3 tips to keep you on course for your best golf yet!The Augusta Masters are coming and the fabulous TV exposure really makes golf looks like an easy game to play. Surely you couldn’t injury yourself hitting a stationary object with a club into a relatively wide-open space? Well, think again! To become a good golfer, it is recommended that you start young and practice, practice, and practice. Golf historically is perceived as being a low-risk sport when it comes to injuries.


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Top 10 Tips for Managing Fibromyalgia Pain


Though classified as a disorder of the musculoskeletal system, the condition is now seen as a central nervous system problem. Symptoms include increased sensitivity to pain, achy and stiff joints, fatigue, and specific tender points on the back, chest, arms, and legs. Migraines, sleep disorders, and irritable bowel syndrome are also common complaints.


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Persistent Cervical Pain - a real pain in the neck!


Did you know you that you are putting your neck at risk by reading this? Yes, every time you spend time on your mobile device, tablet or computer you are “straining” your neck muscles. In fact, it is likely that the posture you are holding to read this is causing you to hurt your neck. Not surprisingly, neck pain is common among adults. In the course of a year, about 15% of all US adults have neck pain that lasts at least one full day.


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CRPS Cork 2017 wins Best International Association Conference 2017


What a better way to start 2018 with the outstanding news that the CRPS Cork 2017 Conference hosted in August 2017 was awarded "Best international Association Conference 2017" by the Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) and “Meet in Ireland”, Failte Ireland.


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Post Thoracotomy Pain Management: Time to spread the gospel!


Every year the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) chose a particular chronic pain area to highlight its clinical importance.  This year it is the turn of post-operative pain to take center stage and post thoracotomy pain is one area that certainly warrants attention.


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