A new study on conversion of acute to chronic low back pain identifies clinician behavior as well as patient characteristics that increase that risk.
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Cannabis researchers Drs Carrie Cuttler and Rebecca Craft discuss their findings, their labs at WSU, their new research, and what makes this kind of research a challenge.
Authors of 2 large cannabis-user database analyses discuss the possible reasons for observed dose increase over time by individuals using inhaled cannabis for pain relief.
In animal models, pain relief from cannabis has been found to be greater in females; new research on pain relief from inhaled cannabis in regular users found something different.
Research on pain relief from use of medical cannabis poses myriad challenges. Veteran researchers discuss 2 new studies based on a deep well of user data.
Get a topline review of OA pain management recommendations from the Osteoarthritis Research Society International and the American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation.
Antidepressants, although guideline-recommended and widely prescribed for common pain conditions, may not be as effective as perceived. Author of a new meta-analysis explains.
Acupuncture, massage, meditation—what does the latest research say about these and other popular alternative therapies for pain management?
Opioids or opiate-like analgesics? Weight loss, exercise, or orthotics? Sleep interventions or cognitive therapy? What works for OA pain and what's the evidence?