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No correlation seen between preoperative narcotic use, patient satisfaction after spine surgery

August 2, 2019

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In the Journals

Sleep disorder may impact health care visits for patients with low back pain

July 31, 2019
Investigators of this study found greater pain intensity and disability were predictors of more pain-related health care utilization 1 year after patients with low back…
FDA News

FDA approves first generic alternatives to Lyrica

July 22, 2019
The FDA has approved several generic versions of pregabalin for the treatment of patients with neuropathic pain related to diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia…

CMS proposes to cover acupuncture for low back pain

July 18, 2019
CMS announced in a press release that it has proposed to cover acupuncture as a possible alternative treatment to opioid use for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic low…
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