Ten Ways to Help Your Patients Talk About Pain

Pain is one of the oldest medical complaints and even today remains the most frequent reason for which people seek care.1 There are very few in the healthcare system—chiropractors, physical therapists, dentists, nurses, physicians– who do not regularly help patients manage pain. Still, patients may neglect to talk about their pain in meaningful ways or may not even bring pain …

Could the origin of all pain stem from Inflammation?

Whether we’re talking about acute or chronic pain, peripheral or central pain, nociceptive or neuropathic pain… whether the pain is sharp, dull, aching, burning, stabbing, numbing or tingling, there’s a theory proposed by the researchers below that all pain arises from inflammation and the inflammatory response within the body. Could this mean that a consistent effort to help our patients …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

The latest concepts in Pain, a Free Webinar presented by Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Stay up to date on the latest health and wellness topics with the new PT Aligned webinar series. From innovative treatment techniques to business best practices, the PT Aligned webinar series will provide FREE continuing education from some of Healthcare’s most respected thought leaders and researchers. Date: Tuesday, May 29th at 2:30pm EST Cost: FREE Title: International Speaker and Pain …

The latest concepts in Pain, a Free Webinar presented by Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Stay up to date on the latest health and wellness topics with the new PT Aligned webinar series. From innovative treatment techniques to business best practices, the PT Aligned webinar series will provide FREE continuing education from some of Healthcare’s most respected thought leaders and researchers. Date: Tuesday, May 29th at 2:30pm EST Cost: FREE Title: International Speaker and Pain …

Multimodal Therapy for Multimechanistic Pain

To a patient, pain is pain. But to clinicians, it is important to understand the underlying pain mechanisms in order to find the appropriate modalities for pain control.1 Pain can be divided into two broad categories: physiological (nociception, inflammation) and pathological (neuropathic). Nociceptive pain occurs when there is an injury at the periphery (for example, hitting your thumb with a …

Introduction to OxyRub PRO

Pain is one of the most frequent reasons that people seek out a healthcare professional,1 but finding an optimal and effective solution to painful conditions still remains a challenge. Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Jr., a world-renowned pain specialist based in Florida, understands the limitations of current analgesic products. Even relatively mild analgesic products available over the counter carry with them serious …

JAMA Study: Opioids No Better Than Nonopioids

JAMA Study: Opioids No Better Than Nonopioids in Improving Pain-Related Function, Intensity for Chronic Back Pain, Hip/Knee OA In brief: 240 patients with chronic back pain or hip or knee osteoarthritis pain were divided into 2 treatment groups: 1 group received opioids, 1 group received nonopioid medications After 12 months, researchers found no differences between the groups’ reported improvement in …

PainZone’s Mission: To Make Every Body Feel Better

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: MedZone® PainZone® PainZone® is a premium topical analgesic that helps patients experiencing aches, pains, soreness, arthritis symptoms, and provides deep penetrating relief for back pain. It combines three active anti-inflammatory ingredients and uses a fatty acid base – with no water filler – for faster penetrating relief. PainZone also offers great retail sales opportunities for physical therapists and professionals …

Dr. Jeff Poplarski

D.C., Sports Chiropractor

My experience with Dry Needling and Elite Athletes

I worked with a Major League Baseball pitcher who had surgery to repair a flexor tendon on his throwing elbow. When he first called me eight months after his surgery, he was still in pain and had very limited range of motion in his arm. With spring training getting close, he still wasn’t able to throw without pain. I performed …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

The Pentamodal Approach to Dry Needling

Are you looking to host a Dry Needling Course? If you are located in a state where PTs can legally perform Dry Needling and you’d like to host a Structure and Function Dry Needling course, please email Dr. John Pecora at Jpecoradc@wbcgp.com Also, as a MeyerPT customer, you get exclusive course and product discounts and access to Sue Falsone and …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US