2018 in review … what killed us

Today is 12/08/2019.. who will not be here tomorrow 2016 in review … what killed us 2017 in review … what killed us   6775 Americans will die EVERY DAY – from various reasons 2700 people  WILL ATTEMPT SUICIDE 140 will be SUCCESSFUL – including 20 veterans 270 will die from hospital acquired antibiotic resistant […]

all sunshine…. lollipops…. & roses…key stakeholders focused on (pain) policy solutions

I’m so energized by two meetings in DC this week with key stakeholders focused on policy solutions that promote individualized, multimodal, comprehensive, person-centered, integrative #pain care. Some takeaways – our voices do change policies; earlier access to treatment is key; we must implement HHS best practices pain management task force report recommendations; increasing awareness/education about […]

Epidurals Are DANGEROUS! Here’s My True Story From Experience – Dr Mandell

This is my own personal experience regarding the Dangers of Epidural Injections.  Epidural Steroid Injections are Dangerous for Neck & Back Pain Relief Here is a post from just YESTERDAY — WORSE CASE — of having a ESI !! Epidural Steroid Injections / R.I.P. Dearest Jimmy / FDA-AADPAC There is a lot of $$ change hands […]

More Than 80,000 Spinal Cord Stimulator Injury Reports Filed With FDA | NBC Nightly News

Some 60,000 spinal cord stimulators are surgically implanted every year. They send a mild electrical current to the spinal cord to relieve chronic pain. An NBC News investigation in partnership with the Associated Press found tens of thousands of injury reports had been filed with the FDA.

Is this an example of who is going to run our country in the future ?

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Epidural Steroid Injections / R.I.P. Dearest Jimmy / FDA-AADPAC

Epidural Steroid Injections / R.I.P. Dearest Jimmy / FDA-AADPAC   It is claimed that there are 10 million of these ESI’s are given annually.  Both the FDA and the manufacturer of Methylprednisolone DO NOT RECOMMEND that this medication being administered as a ESI. It is also claimed that abt 5% of pts getting these ESI’s […]

“Non-Opioids Prevent Addiction In the Nation Act” or the “NOPAIN Act” H. R. 5172

Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] Rep. Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY-22] https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5172/text?r=1&s=1 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to combat the opioid crisis by promoting access to non-opioid treatments in the hospital outpatient setting. This Act may be cited as the “Non-Opioids Prevent Addiction In the Nation Act” or […]

is this the destination for chronic pain pts… because of less opiates being prescribed ?

December 25th, 2019, will be my start date for the VSED program, since my family is coming here from Texas on the 24th to be by my side for my passing. I want to thank everyone for their support. For those who aren’t too busy, I wish to invite everyone to a live FB feed […]

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Pain Reliever Misuse Decreased by 11% in 2018

Pain Reliever Misuse Decreased by 11% in 2018 https://nabp.pharmacy/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Kentucky-Newsletter-December-2019.pdf NSDUH Survey IndicatesPrescription drug misuse, including abuse of stimulants and pain relievers, decreased in 2018, according to the recently released 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The annual survey, conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administra-tion (SAMHSA), a division of […]

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