The pain diary is a standard, but basically useless, way of managing pain. We started our app, Pain Scored, with a simple premise: if we make the pain diary easy to use daily and help people see their own data, they make better decision. When given the proper tools, managed by a physician, their
What you eat affects what you feel. How the "Pain Diet" may help you have an awesome New Year! The holiday season gives us time to reflect on the year and our goals for the year before us. Like many, I pledge to eat healthier and wiser. I’m sure this is true for many of you. As a special bonus,
When President Donald Trump declared opioid abuse a public health emergency last October, it was unclear if this announcement would become a defining moment in ending our nation’s worst-ever drug epidemic. As the Charleston Gazette-Mail‘s Pulitzer-Prize winning reporting revealed, West Virginia
Many of our patients and readers have been asking about the "War on Opioids". Clinics and practices are being shut down and called "pill mills". At the same time, well meaning physicians are afraid to prescribe opioids for fear of getting into trouble... and patients are caught in the middle. I
Most of you are new to Pain Scored. Welcome! Our evolving service is meant to help you learn about your pain and help you make better decisions. One of our goals is to start with some education. Honestly, Chronic Pain is very complicated. I just read through a very dense article in the journal
Read the original here at investors.com by DR. AMAR SETTY America's worst drug epidemic shifted into high gear ten years ago when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned fatal drug overdoses in 2008 were poised to overtake the numbers of deaths caused by motor vehicle
Read the original post at marylandmatters.org by Dr. Amar Setty. Connecting consumers and physicians through technology will revolutionize health care, saving costs while challenging prevailing attitudes that “getting better” begins and ends with a doctor’s appointment or hospital admission.
The Opioid Crisis is well documented, but the numbers are still staggering each time they are seen. In fact, more people are dying from opioid overdoses than from gun homicides or car crashes combined! From 1999-2015, according to the Presidential Commission on Combating Drug Addiction