What is Trigeminal Neuralgia?

April 23, 2018 People with trigeminal neuralgia may endure pain so intense, they are unable to eat, talk, swallow, brush their teeth or otherwise live a normal life when the pain occurs.  Read the entire article...

Looking Pain in the Eye

February 27, 2017 Our latest video has been released - Looking Pain in the Eyes...Help us in seeking a cure for chronic pain sufferers.  View the video...

Important Breakthrough in Migraine Headache Treatment

January 4, 2018 A new migraine drug called Erenumab is the first drug in 20 years proven to prevent migraine attacks.  This  important breakthrough for all migraine sufferers fills a sorely needed void for an option that can prevent migraine and is well tolerated. ...

A novel human pain insensitivity disorder – “A Family That Doesn’t Feel Pain”

January 4, 2018 Lead study author Dr James Cox, from University College London, said the Marsili family members had all their nerves present, but "they're just not working how they should be."  He said: "We're working to gain a better understanding of exactly why they...

Neumentum Raises $6 Million to Develop Non-opioid Pain Products

December 6, 2017 Neumentum, a pharmaceutical company dedicated to transforming the way acute and chronic pain are treated - without opioids - announced that is has raised $6 million in a Series A funding round through the sale of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock. ...

The Impact of The Opioid Epidemic on The Pain Management Landscape

November 17, 2017 Brookline Capital Markets recently hosted a key opinion leader luncheon with three physician experts in the field Joseph Pergolizzi, M.D. (who is also advisor to the Board of Directors of the Global Pain Initiative), Chris Gharibo, M.D., and R....

If You’re Prone to Pain, Beware of Caffeine

by Dmitry M. Arbuck, M.D. Commentary written for the Carmel Current paper, Carmel, IN I want to make a case against caffeine. I don’t want to anger all the Starbucks lovers, but everybody needs to know that caffeine is one of the major offenders associated with pain,...

Painstipation Awareness and Treatment

New Survey Reveals Big Challenge For Patients Suffering From Opioid-Induced Constipation; Medications Often Don’t Work Quickly Enough To Relieve Symptoms September 7, 2017 Salix Pharmaceuticals Bring Awareness to ‘Painstipation’ The 100 million Americans living with...

Controlling Cancer Pain Part 3

Non-medical treatments for pain Non-medical treatments may be used along with pain medicine, though they can also be used alone for mild pain or discomfort. Some people find they can take a lower dose of pain medicine when they also use non-medical treatments. These...

Why We Have Pain & How We Kill It

Hank  from the Science Show explaining the biochemistry of pain -- how it works, why we have it, and how painkillers, whether they're over the counter or heavy-duty prescription bad boys, make the pain go...

The Scientific Power of Meditation

How exactly does meditation affect your body?

Controlling Cancer Pain Part 2

Facts about Pain Medications in Cancer Pain Treatment Medicines used to relieve pain The type of medicine and the way the medicine is given depend on the type and cause of pain. For example, chronic pain is best relieved by methods that deliver a steady dose of pain...

Controlling Cancer Pain Part 2

Facts about Pain Medications in Cancer Pain Treatment Medicines used to relieve pain The type of medicine and the way the medicine is given depend on the type and cause of pain. For example, chronic pain is best relieved by methods that deliver a steady dose of pain...

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Controlling Cancer Pain Part 1

Facts about cancer pain treatment This information is written to help people with cancer learn about pain control. Reading this can help you: Work with your doctors, nurses, and pharmacists to find the best ways to control your pain. Know about different types of pain...

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Cancer Pain Relief

Cancer pain: Relief is possible Learn what causes cancer pain and how you can work with your doctor to ensure your cancer pain is controlled. By Mayo Clinic Staff Timothy Moynihan, M.D. Living With Cancer Not everyone with cancer experiences cancer pain, but 1 out of...

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Florida Board of Pharmacy Praised

Florida Board of Pharmacy Praised The Florida Board of Pharmacy will hold a meeting tomorrow (June 9) to discuss what one local TV news operations is calling “thousands of prescription denials” for pain patients in the Sunshine State. One national pain leader is...

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Lower Back Pain is #1 Cause of Disability

Lower Back Pain is #1 Cause of Disability by Pat Anson, Editor Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to a large new study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Researchers in the U.K., Australia and the U.S. studied data...

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Migraine Headaches – Is More Help on the Way?

Is hope on the way for migraine sufferers? This week’s 57th meeting in Washington D.C. is getting some uncharacteristic pre-meeting buzz. And it’s because of some of the treatments on the way for migraine headaches. Migraines are a huge health care issue – the...

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