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A Stimulating Approach to Relieve Back Pain without Opioids

As many as one in three Americans suffer from low back pain. Its economic impact is greater than that of…

Treating pain in older adults takes more than painkillers

Pharmacotherapy and polypharmacy pose special risks for elderly patients, and the use of interventional strategies is increasingly recognized as important…

Improving Quality of Life Through Cooled Radiofrequence Therapy

  Dr. Guarino and Alex Fridman As a person ages, increasing joint pain in the knees and hips is not…

Dr. Jose Moron-Concepcion receives a NARSAD Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Jose Moron-Concepcion, who has received a NARSAD Grant!   The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the top…

Chronic Pain in Children

How is chronic pain assessed and Managed?  How and when is it diagnosed?  What are the long-term affects?  Jacob AuBuchon,…

Breakthrough device helps patients with chronic back pain

It is a breakthrough for those suffering from chronic back pain in St. Louis: a spinal implant that can totally…

Robert Gereau, PhD receives 2017 Frederick W.L. Kerr Basic Science Research Award

This award and lectureship were established in 1987 in honor of Frederick W. L. Kerr, a founder of the American…

Zapping nerves offers major pain relief

  A new non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure offers relief to patients who suffer from severe joint pain. Whether it’s an…

Dr. Simon Haroutounian named Chief of Clinical Research for the Washington University Pain Center

Simon Haroutounian, PhD, joined the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in 2014 after…

Implantable wireless devices trigger — and may block — pain signals​

By Jim Dryden Building on wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain, scientists have developed flexible, implantable…