Pain Management

Patients suffering from acute and chronic pain have access to a specially trained staff at Saint Francis Medical Center's Pain Management Center. Nationally recognized for its commitment to delivering high-quality care, the Pain Management Center is accredited by the American Academy of Pain Management. For more information, visit www.sfmc.net.

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Pain Management

Doctors continue to prescribe far too many opioid painkillers to patients following surgery, a new study indicates.

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Pain Management

Low back pain affects 540 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of disability, but it's often treated improperly, researchers report.

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Pain Management

If you suffer from fibromyalgia, new research suggests tai chi might do more than aerobic exercise to ease your chronic pain.

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Pain Management

If you're unlucky enough to come down with the flu, you can blame your own body for your fever, cough, muscle aches and head-to-toe distress, experts say.

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Pain Management

Some potentially good news for folks taking opioids for chronic pain: It's possible to slowly reduce the dosage without increasing discomfort, new research suggests.

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Pain Management

A sensitivity to gluten in the diet has been tied to the nerve damage known as neuropathy, and a new study seems to strengthen that link.

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