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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Take Your Tai Chi to the Next Level With Tanner’s Tai Chi 2.0
For hundreds of area residents, the tai chi classes offered through Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well have been a slow, fluid motion toward improving their strength, flexibility, balance and overall health. Now, those who have completed other tai chi classes through Get Healthy, Live Well can go further with the initiative’s new Tai Chi 2.0 class.
 
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Don't Suddenly Stop Taking a Prescribed Opioid, FDA Warns

WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 -- Because of the danger of "serious harm" to patients, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising doctors not to suddenly stop patients from taking opioid painkillers, or drastically lower the dose.

In a statement released Tuesday, the agency said it is adding a warning about sudden discontinuation of use to the prescribing information of opioid painkillers such as OxyContin (oxycodone), Vicodin (hydrocodone), morphine and other drugs.

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Before Teen Is Prescribed Opioids, Look at Family's Drug Use

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2019 -- Teens and young adults haven't been spared from the opioid addiction crisis sweeping through America.

And new research shows that when a teen is prescribed an opioid painkiller after minor surgery, his or her odds for long-term abuse nearly doubles if someone living at home already has an opioid use problem.

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