Darren McCoy on Non-Opioid Research and News

by Darren McCoy, FNP-BC, CPE In late June, a report in Bloomberg Businessweek highlighted the work of researchers at Centrexion, whose work includes trying to develop non-opioid analgesics based on capsaicin (the “hot” chemical in pepper plants).  While the focus of the Bloomberg article was on the potential value of such...

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Taking Back Control: Part 2

Do you feel like chronic pain controls your life? People with chronic pain often feel what they want to do takes a backseat as the chronic pain drives what really gets done in during the day. Those days where the pain level is higher can lead to feeling like...

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Taking Back Control: Part 1

Do you feel like chronic pain controls your life? People with chronic pain often feel that what they want to do takes a backseat to their chronic pain.  For individuals with chronic pain, how much activity they can do is determined by their pain level.  When they are experiencing...

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