Therapies

Therapies

Beyond the use of Strensiq to treat the cause of the disease, patients may still not only have to manage chronic pain, but also the pain associated with surgery, injury, and recovery.  In these cases it is important for individuals to have care plans that work best for them.  This may include one or more different forms of therapy including but not limited to the subjects below.

Cryotherapy:

http://www.medicinenet.com/cryotherapy/article.htm

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0022748

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/030097400446706

https://www.healthcentral.com/article/cryotherapy-for-chronic-pain

Massage Therapy:

https://www.massageenvy.com/massage/massage-benefits/manage-pain-of-chronic-conditions/

https://www.amtamassage.org/articles/3/MTJ/detail/2851

Lidocaine Therapy:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5323245/

http://www.asaabstracts.com/strands/asaabstracts/abstract.htm;jsessionid=2B45EFBD18B48602524646EE827643AF?year=2016&index=3&absnum=4933

https://www.bcidaho.com/providers/medical_policies/pd/mp_50116.asp

http://www.viha.ca/NR/rdonlyres/9D11AF8B-1CCB-4FB6-99E4-D3C17C086828/0/AppendixALidocaineBrochure_Generic.pdf

CBD/Marijuana:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2503660/

https://www.projectcbd.org/neuropathic-pain

 

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Opioid:

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/rr/rr6501e1.htm

https://www.intechopen.com/books/pain-and-treatment/the-evolving-role-of-opioid-treatment-in-chronic-pain-management

For some chronic pain patients, ‘without opioids, life would be torture’