Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy-A Narrative Review of Pharmacological and Interventional Approaches

Abstract Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is a common complication of diabetes mellitus that is associated with a significant decline in quality of life. Like other painful neuropathic conditions, PDN is difficult to manage clinically, and a variety of pharmacological and non-pharmacological options are available for this condition. Recommended pharmacotherapies include anticonvulsive agents, antidepressant drugs, and […]

Health-Care Utilization and Outcomes with 10 kHz Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Refractory Pain

Abstract Background: Chronic pain is a common condition associated with decreased quality of life and increased health-care costs. Opioid analgesics are routinely used to treat chronic pain despite limited evidence of long-term efficacy. Spinal cord stimulation at a frequency of 10 kilohertz (10kHz-SCS) has been shown to be effective for treating chronic pain. Objective: This study was […]

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Top Doctors in Pain Medicine in Kansas City 2022

Pain management doctors diagnose pain and help patients pinpoint the underlying conditions that cause it. Then, they work with patients to find therapy, treatments and/or medication to help subside or diminish the pain. Kansas City magazine’s annual Top Doctors list is compiled by a trusted national health care research and information company, Castle Connolly. A physician-led team […]