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Pain Management

A 35-year old mother of three children recently reached out to me online, noting that she has “hit a wall” with continued pain after suffering a sesamoid fracture. She sustained the fracture when her four-year-old twins ran over her feet while…

By Gina Painter, DPM, FACFAS, FACPM, FFRCPS, Glasg.

In the midst of the ongoing opioid crisis, this author emphasizes obtaining thorough patient and medication histories, strategies for minimizing opioid use, and maximizing the benefits of non-opioid alternatives.

The opioid epidemic brings to light the very real and challenging nature of post-operative pain control in our surgical and non-surgical patients. Multimodal pain management includes non-pharmacologic therapy such as ice, physical therapy and…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

Exploring a wide range of issues with managing pain in patients with wounds, these panelists share their experience in addressing pain associated with post-op wounds, discuss debridement-related pain and review how the advent of drug monitoring…

By Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS, and Zoe Birnbaum, BS

Given the numbers of patients seeking relief from chronic wound pain, it is imperative to provide responsible, effective pain management. These authors provide a guide to treating patients with mild, moderate and severe pain, with an eye on the…

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