Many Medical School Students Think Racial Color Affects Pain

Many Medical School Students Think Racial Color Affects Pain

  Medical school students learn about human anatomy, illnesses, treatments and such. Presumably, the pictures they see of body parts and systems do not differentiate by race. So, why do so many doctors and medical school students – today, not a century ago – think a patient’s racial color affects their pain felt when injured […]

Pain Management Options for Bone Fractures

Pain Management Options for Bone Fractures

Pain management options for bone fractures can be diverse and varied in nature. While it is commonplace to reference a broken bone or bone break regarding a fracture of a bone, a “break” is not a technical orthopedic term. A bone fracture is defined by a condition in which there is a break in the continuity […]

Medtronic Neurostimulator Devices Offer Hope for Chronic Pain [Video]

Medtronic Neurostimulator Devices Offer Hope for Chronic Pain [Video]

Medtronic neurostimulator devices can offer hope for chronic pain sufferers. The innovative pain control devices could change the lives of patients afflicted with daily chronic pain as a result of physical injury, trauma, and/or illness. These devices are not appropriate for every patient or pain condition. However, for those who are deemed prime candidates, neurostimulator […]