October 06, 2017

Smith Speaks with WVLT About Cigna Decision

PCET’s Martha Smith, MD spoke with WVLT Local 8 recently about Cigna’s decision to cease coverage of some forms of Oxycontin.

July 25, 2017

WBIR: Pain Patients Choose Non-Drug Treatment

WBIR Channel 10 stopped by PCET on July 25, 2017 to continue their reporting on the opioid epidemic and how many patients are turning toward occupational and physical therapies as an alternative to prescription medication.

July 14, 2017

WBIR: Dr. Joe Browder on Legitimate Pain Management

Dr. Joe Browder recently appeared on WBIR Channel 10 to discuss legitimate pain management and how the opioid epidemic is impacting pain patients.

July 11, 2017

Dr. James Choo and WATE Channel 6 on Opioid Abuse

Dr. James Choo spoke to WATE Channel 6 ABC on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 about opioid abuse and the removal of oxymorphone from the market.

 

June 13, 2017

WBIR Report on PCET’s Virtual Reality Software

WBIR Channel 10 NBC reports on the usage of virtual reality software at Pain Consultants of East Tennessee as a method to reduce chronic pain.

May 30, 2017

WVLT MindfulnessTN 2017 Coverage

WVLT Channel 8 CBS speaks with Dr. James Choo ahead of the 2017 MindfulnessTN symposium.

May 30, 2017

WBIR MindfulnessTN 2017 Coverage

WBIR Channel 10 NBC reports on the upcoming MindfulnessTN meditation-based symposium on Saturday, May 6th at the Knoxville Convention Center.

March 17, 2017

Dr. James Choo Testifies to General Assembly Taskforce on Opioid Abuse

Dr. James Choo, medical director of Pain Consultants of East Tennessee, testified in front of the Tennessee General Assembly’s Ad Hoc Taskforce on Opioid Abuse on March 16, 2017.

January 27, 2017

Town Hall: What is Pain Management?

Pain Consultants of East Tennessee in partnership with the Metro Drug Coalition, presented a Town Hall event on January 26, 2017, entitled “What is Pain Management?” The event was hosted by the Holiday Inn Cedar Bluff and streamed live by WVLT Local 8 Now.

 

July 27, 2016

Dr. James Choo Discusses Opioid Restriction with WVLT Channel 8 CBS

Dr. James Choo Discusses Opioid Restriction with WVLT Channel 8 CBS.

 

March 18, 2016

Dr. Joe Browder Speaks with WATE Channel 6 About New CDC Guidelines

Dr. Joe Browder recently spoke with WATE Channel 6 ABC in Knoxville regarding new prescription medication guidelines suggested by the Centers for Disease and Prevention Control (CDC).

 

July 14, 2015

Nurse Practitioners are Vital to the Pain Practice

Pain Consultants of East Tennessee’s own Darren McCoy, FNP-BC, CPE, appears in this video recorded for Pain Week 2014 and explains the important role that nurse practitioners play in pain management practices.

July 11, 2015

News Sentinel Coverage of Virtual Reality Software for Pain

This is a video from The Knoxville News Sentinel’s digital team regarding virtual reality software and how it can assist pain management patients reduce their levels of pain.

 

April 30, 2015

Dr. James Choo Speaks with UT Neuroscience Class

Here’s a recent video of Dr. James Choo speaking about pain management to a “Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience 301” class at The University of Tennessee.

March 18, 2015

Dr. Joe Browder: Combating “Pill Mills” 

Pain Consultants of East Tennessee was honored to host members of the Metropolitan Drug Commission’s Prescription Drug Task Force on March 16, 2015. This interview is from WBIR Channel 10 NBC where Pain Consultants’ own Dr. Joe Browder and members of the MDC task force comment regarding recent East Tennessee area “pill mill” raids as well as efforts to improve pain management regulations at the state level.

 

April 07, 2015

Dr. James Choo Tennessee House Testimony

On March 31, Dr. James Choo appeared before the Tennessee General Assembly House Health Subcommittee to testify regarding House Bill 1157, which would toughen requirements for pain management practices across the state.

 

March 24, 2015

Dr. James Choo on WATE: Legitimate Pain Management

Dr. James Choo appeared on WATE Channel 6 ABC on Friday, March 13, 2015 to discuss legitimate pain management practices in the wake of several East Tennessee “pill mills” raids. Also appearing in the video is Karen Pershing, executive director of the Metropolitan Drug Commission.

 

April 28, 2015

WBIR: Dr. James Choo Remembers Mt. Everest Climb

In this video, WBIR Channel 10 NBC speaks with Dr. James Choo about his 2014 attempt to climb Mt. Everest, when an avalanche stopped his progress. This interview comes in the wake of yet another deadly avalanche caused by a recent earthquake within the vicinity of the mountain.

 

March 18, 2015

Dr. James Choo: Legitimate Pain Management

Dr. James Choo appeared on WBIR Channel 10 NBC on Friday, March 13, 2015 to discuss legitimate pain management practices in the wake of several East Tennessee “pill mills” raids. Also appearing in the video is Karen Pershing, executive director of the Metropolitan Drug Commission.