pain management

Time:  3:00 PM to 4:15 PM ET Topic:  Clinical Mentoring Grants Description:  The goal of this webinar is to inform the pain research community of funding opportunities and other resources by the NIH.  This webinar will consist of a recorded presentation followed by a live question and answer session with NIH program staff.   For those …

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The Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health (JMVFH) is seeking high-quality, timely articles that explore chronic pain in military members, veterans, and their families, for publication in a November 2021 special edition. The purpose of the special edition is to highlight emerging research, trends, and future directions regarding the nature, extent, impacts, prevention and …

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Time:  1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET Series: Spotlight on Pain Management Speaker: Steve Martino, PhD; Marc Rosen, MD Register to attend Engaging Veterans Seeking Service-Connection Payments in Pain Treatment

Time:  12:30 PM to 2:30 PM ET Speaker:  Dr. Edward Bilsky, Provost and Chief Academic Officer of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) Description:  Join Dr. Edward Bilsky, Provost and Chief Academic Officer of Pacific Northwest University Health Sciences (PNWU), and leader in the field of pain and opioids, for a fascinating and informative …

“Pandemics, Epidemics and Health Crises – Navigating Opioids, Pain Management and Substance Use Disorders in 2020” Read More »

Time:  1:00 PM ET Host:  Society for Health Psychology, American Psychological Association (Division 38) Featured Guest:  Robert Kerns, PhD (@DrBob52) More Details:  This event is a Q&A with Dr. Robert Kerns, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Psychology at the Yale School of Medicine and one of the program directors of the Pain Management Collaboratory Coordinating …

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Brian Ilfeld, MD, is studying the use of ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve stimulation to treat postoperative pain after ambulatory surgery, specifically after shoulder and ankle and foot surgery.

The COVID-19 pandemic affects all of us and people with pain may feel particularly anxious. Managing physical and emotional aspects of pain is difficult under normal circumstances, and veterans and military service members and their families may feel particularly vulnerable due to the many new physical and emotional challenges brought on, or heightened, by the pandemic.

Karen Seal, MD, MPH, explains integrative and integrated healthcare, as well as the VA’s Whole Health model, its components, and its benefits. Dr. Seal also shares what the model does for patient care and pain management, as well as discusses using mind-body approaches to meet the unique, multi-dimensional needs of veterans with chronic pain.

PAINWeek 2020 offers a multidisciplinary faculty and diverse curriculum in the following course concentrations: acute, behavioral, and interventional pain management; chronic pain syndromes; medical/legal issues; neurology; palliative care; and pharmacotherapy, along with over 30 Special Interest Sessions. Full-day programs will be presented by the American Headache Society, the International Pelvic Pain Society, and the International Myopain Society.

As studies in Pain Management Collaboratory research nonpharmacological alternatives to chronic pain, it is important to consider what one should do with unused prescription opioids in their possession. The proper way to dispose of opioids is often unclear, and often misconstrued by the headlines.