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Opioids are commonly used for pain relief, but these often come with undesirable side effects, like nausea, constipation, respiratory depression and falls.

 

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October 31, 2018 in Chronic Pain, Coolief, Patient Experience, Practice

Extend Pain Relief

  Extend the reach of pain relief COOLIEF* Cooled RF: New Ultrasound Guided Technique for OA Knee Pain UP TO 12 months of pain relief. Contact a sales rep today…
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July 19, 2018 in Acute/Surgical Pain, Chronic Pain, Education, HCP Support, Hospital, ON-Q, Opioids, Ortho, Patient Experience, Posts, Practice

Besides Addiction, Opioids Have Lots of Negative Side Effects

Besides Addiction, Opioids Have Lots of Negative Side Effects According to the Mayo Clinic, an estimated 5 to 8 million Americans use opioids for chronic pain. That’s a lot of…
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July 19, 2018 in Chronic Pain, Coolief, Education, HCP Support, Opioids, Patient Experience, Practice

The Value of Shared Decision-Making in the Management of Chronic Pain

The Value of Shared Decision-Making in the Management of Chronic Pain The management of chronic pain often relies heavily on physician-directed treatment decisions, rather than shared decision-making and patient participation.…
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May 15, 2018 in Chronic Pain, Coolief, Education, HCP Support, Opioids, Ortho, Patient Experience, Posts, Practice

How Setting Appropriate Expectations May Play a Role in Patient Outcomes

Patient expectations can be a difficult concept to quantify -- but setting appropriate expectations plays an important role in patient outcomes, especially overall patient satisfaction with their surgical experience. However,…
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May 15, 2018 in Chronic Pain, Coolief, Education, HCP Support, Opioids, Ortho, Patient Experience, Posts, Practice, Research & Innovation

Why Such a Big Gap in Osteoarthritis Knee Treatment?

Managing OA knee pain can be a challenge with today's limited treatment algorithm, as injections and medications only provide short-term relief. The Guide to New OA Knee Pain Management Solutions explores a…
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May 15, 2018 in Chronic Pain, Coolief, Ortho, Patient Experience, Posts, Research & Innovation

Why Look for Alternative Treatment for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

The average candidate for treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee is 55 years old.1 Comparatively, those suffering from the pain of osteoarthritis of the hip are, on average, older than…
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