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New Study May Provide the Key to Better Pain-Fighting Drugs

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Aug 30, 2016

Over the last 20 years, research into new pain-fighting drugs has been underwhelming, as drug after drug fails in clinical trials.[1] But a new study found that the key may actually lie in a substance naturally produced by the body. The study explored the substance's effects in the body and how it could translate to better pain control in the coming years.

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Topics: Blog, Opioids, Pain relief, Pain relief options, Scientific Research

The Basics of Spinal Cord Stimulation

Posted by Brenda Poppy on May 24, 2016

Injections haven’t worked for you. Neither has surgery. And the prospect of long-term opioids for your pain just isn’t feasible. You feel stuck and frustrated. What can you do?

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Topics: Blog, CRPS, Implantable therapies, Pain relief options, Spinal cord stimulator, Failed back surgery