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Medical Marijuana: Impact on Physician-Patient Relationships

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The medical community and federal regulators must ensure that risks and benefits of marijuana and CBD being used for medical reasons are properly researched
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Chronic Knee Pain Due to Cartilage Injury: Treatment Options

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Chronic knee pain due to injury of the cartilage is common, however, many people are afraid of surgery. They need to understand current treatment options.
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What You Need to Know About Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar fascia release is an invasive procedure that should only be considered in very severe cases that can not be resolved with conservative treatments.
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Substance Abuse & Comorbidity: What You Need to Know

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When people are admitted to substance abuse treatment centers, they must be screened for other physical and mental conditions to get the best care.
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Is Virtual Reality a Pain Management Alternative?

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Studies demonstrate the potential benefit of virtual reality (VR) for pain management. The hope is that VR will be a viable alternative for opioids for some patients.
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How Movement Therapy Can Help You Overcome Chronic Pain

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Various types of movement therapy (yoga, tai chi, Feldenkrais), used alone or combined, help minimize pain and leave your body and mind feeling better.
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The Wrong Sleep Posture Can Be a Pain in the Neck

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Research has found that imbalanced activation of the neck muscles related to sleep posture can be a cause of neck & shoulder musculoskeletal pain.
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How to Get to the Bottom of What’s Causing Your Pain

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Here are 11 questions you should ask yourself before you see a healthcare professional about your pain.
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Does Acupuncture Work? What the Evidence Shows

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Until recently, there have been very few rigorous studies, published in reputable journals, that show that acupuncture is effective at treating pain, the primary clinical indication for its use. A well-designed study on pain related to the use of aromatase inhibitors in breast cancer may change that finding.
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Repurposing Cancer Drugs to Combat Opioid Dependency

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Finding effective and safer alternatives to pain management is essential in the fight against the opioid epidemic.
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The Science of Mind-Body Therapy for Pain

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Research shows that a mind-body approach to chronic pain can result in a decrease in pain similar to what one might find with opioids.
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CBD Has an Extremely Wide Range of Health Benefits

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CBD is a non-psychoactive compound derived from Cannabis sativa. Studies are confirming its benefits in a variety of clinical conditions, including cancer, arthritis, and migraine.