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Utilizing the palliative care “loophole” in chronic pain management

DEA rings in 2018 with fear-mongering resolutions The DOJ is successfully escalating angst among general practitioners, already reluctant to prescribe narcotics above guidelines established by the CDC out of fear of being targeted as outliers by the DEA. In turn many patients with intractable pain are forced to "make due" with what pain medication they … Continue reading Utilizing the palliative care “loophole” in chronic pain management

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Big Brother has pain patients under its magnifying glass

WARNING: Sit down before clicking here. Connecting the dots in the collusion against us https://blog.samhsa.gov/2018/05/16/samhsa-broadens-access-to-mental-health-and-substance-abuse-data-to-american-communities-while-saving-taxpayers-money/#.W1WczC01Q1J Dr. Elinore F. McCance-Katz, Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, SAMHSA: Every day the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) responds to questions about the opioid crisis. How many Americans are prescribed opioids? How many are … Continue reading Big Brother has pain patients under its magnifying glass

Scott Gottlieb’s glib rhetoric won’t stop chronic pain patients from speaking up and asserting their rights.

In a report by Pat Anson published in Pain News Network on July 9, 2018 concerning the FDA Public Hearing with chronic pain patients, a rather cautious hopefulness is expressed in her final remarks: “Unfortunately, the fact remains that there are still too many prescriptions being written for opioids,” FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said … Continue reading Scott Gottlieb’s glib rhetoric won’t stop chronic pain patients from speaking up and asserting their rights.

No Summertime Sadness for Sessions in 2018

"We WILL find YOU." AP Video, courtesy of YouTube.

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  Great video amination used to explain Cauda Equina Syndrome: https://www.spine-health.com/video/cauda-equina-syndrome-video