Pain clinics could cut down on opioid use, team finds

Chronic non-cancer pain is sometimes managed with high-dose opioids, which has partially contributed to the current opioid epidemic. New research from pain specialists at the University of Arizona and Banner – University Medicine may provide options other than opioids for patients with non-cancer chronic pain. “Our study shows the possible potential of pain clinics in […]

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Doctors slam Britain’s first medical cannabis clinic over claims

Doctors accuse Britain’s first medical cannabis clinic of making unfounded claims over pain relief The private Medical Cannabis Clinic (MCC) opened in Manchester last week  Further branches are scheduled for Birmingham and London’s Harley Street  Doctors now claim the drugs pain-relieving qualities have been exaggerated Britain’s first dedicated medical cannabis clinic has been accused by […]

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Cancer therapy rays that blast away heel pain

Cancer therapy rays that blast away heel pain which affects an estimated SIX MILLION Britons Plantar fasciitis affects an estimated six million Britons causing major pain Eight out of ten sufferers can end up unable to stand or even walk due to pain Doctors use low-dose x-rays to target the painful area to reduce inflammation […]