Tag Archives: Pain

8 Stretches to Relieve Your Back Pain

If your back hurts, you’re not alone, especially if it’s your low back that’s achey. For one study, the CDC estimated that up to a quarter of adults in the U.S. had reported experiencing low back pain within 3 months, making it the most common type of pain reported by patients. Thankfully, most people don’t… Read More »

Pediatric patients need appropriate pain management after surgery [PODCAST]

“We believe optimal postoperative pain management should provide adequate pain relief, minimize adverse effects, and reduce chances of drug misuse. While we cannot undertreat pain, we also cannot go back to the practice of over-prescribing or unnecessarily prescribing opioids for minor operations. There needs to be a carefully nuanced balance in treating pain, especially for… Read More »

FDA Approves Zynrelef (bupivacaine and meloxicam) for the Management of Postoperative Pain

FDA Approves Zynrelef (bupivacaine and meloxicam) for the Management of Postoperative Pain SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRTX), a commercial-stage biotechnology company focused on improving the lives of patients by developing best-in-class treatments to address some of the most important unmet patient needs, today announced that the U.S. Food… Read More »

Are antidepressants also pain relievers?

Did you know that antidepressant medications are often prescribed for people without depression? It’s true. Antidepressants are frequently prescribed for chronic pain, especially pain related to nerve disease (called neuropathic pain), chronic low back or neck pain, and certain types of arthritis. In fact, some guidelines for the treatment of chronic low back pain and… Read More »