In this guest blog, Consultant in Pain Medicine Cathy Stannard and pain researcher Andrew Moore discuss some unpalatable truths about traditional opioids for chronic non-cancer pain.
Category Archives: Pain
Andrew Moore, author of over 200 systematic reviews, reveals the inconvenient truth about paracetamol
Lynda Ware explains the evidence behind advice to 'put some cream on it!', with topical NSAIDs shown to be helpful for arthritis pain
Reliable Cochrane evidence to help inform choices about single dose oral painkillers for acute pain after surgery
Which over-the-counter painkillers work best for acute pain?
Can citrates help prevent kidney stones? Richard Lehman looks at the latest Cochrane evidence
Can pilates help your back pain? Physiotherapist Jane helps me take a look at the evidence.
New evidence on an effective alternative to oral painkillers
We take a look at new evidence and old remedies for nipple pain from breastfeeding
Perhaps this is why Rudolph's nose is red...
In this guest blog, Bill Noble, Medical Director at Marie Curie Cancer Care, looks at new research on pain relief at the end of life and finds there are important evidence gaps
We look at some excellent new evidence on medicines for migraine which can help you find what might worksfor you