Pain Management

Tanner Pain Management Center
Pain is a complex medical problem that can have a profound effect on a person’s physical and mental well-being and quality of life. The staff at Tanner Pain Management Center works closely with referring physicians to ensure that patients have access to a comprehensive approach to pain management.

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Three Tips (And Resources) to Help You Sidestep Knee Osteoarthritis
Knee pain is on the list of the most common issues orthopedic specialists treat, and it can arise from a long list of problems and conditions — but it’s often caused by a degenerative joint disease called osteoarthritis, or OA.
 
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Mixing Marijuana With Opioids May Not Be Good for Mental Health

THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 -- As America continues to struggle with an opioid epidemic, marijuana has been suggested by some as a safer alternative to opioid painkillers. But taking the two together may leave users vulnerable to mental health issues, a new study finds.

Not only that, researchers found that those who combined pot and opioids for pain were also more likely to abuse other drugs such as cocaine, alcohol and sedatives.

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Fewer Opioid Painkillers Can Still Control Surgery Pain

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 14, 2019 -- Surgery patients can routinely be prescribed fewer opioid pills -- even just a handful -- without sacrificing their pain relief.

That's what doctors at hospitals in Michigan are reporting after analyzing a statewide effort to curb post-surgery opioid use.

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