Biofeedback Can Help Headache Pain

PORTLAND, OR - Biofeedback can be a helpful treatment for headache pain, as well as possibly other conditions such as urinary and fecal incontinence. The technique also might aid in stroke recovery, according to a literature review by a team at the VA Portland, OR,...

Early Pain Experience with TKA Affects Longer Term Results

BIRMINGHAM – What is the pain experience after total knee arthroplasty and how does it affect outcome six to 12 months later? That is the question raised in an article in JAMA Network Open.  The Birmingham, AL, VAMC and University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers...

VA Researcher Helps Develop Promising New Pain Drug

NEW ORLEANS—A new drug with less risk for addiction and overdose compared to currently available opioid medications is showing promise, according to a recently published research article. The drug, developed at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System and...

Rural Veterans Prescribed More Long-Term Opioids

IOWA CITY, IA—Rural veterans received significantly more opioid prescriptions from the VA than those in urban areas, and that could be behind some of the drug problems in less-populated areas, according to a new study. The study in Military Medicine pointed out that...

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