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The American Aftermath of “Opiophobia”​ since 2016

In America, the consequences of opiophobia since their 2016 CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines were introduced, has been the creation of arbitrary ceiling doses for opioid...

Do Opioids Work for Chronic Pain?

“Chronic pain is a common and complex condition characterised by persistent pain experienced on most days of the week. It affects 1 in 5 Australians...

Opioids for post-op Pain should be “Best Practice”, NOT a last resort

The following American Article talks about promising non-opioid treatments on the horizon for chronic pain, however, of particular note the Author highlights the following: “We...

Six Myths and Facts About Opioid Medications:

Myth 1: Opioids do not work for neuropathic pain. Fact: While some opioid medications may not be effective for neuropathic pain, others have different mechanisms...

War Against Chronic Pain Patients

IN AMERICA, “The causes of the opioid crisis are now coming to light and a coherent narrative can be constructed. It seems that the CDC,...

Stopping Opioid Therapy Raises Risk of Overdose

Another large international Study [Canadian], which highlights how force-tapering or “Discontinuing opioid therapy for people with chronic pain raises the risk of a patient dying...

The “Opioid Crisis”​ and Untreated Pain in Australia

Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2022, was released by the Penington Institute on 2-9-22, coinciding with International Overdose Awareness Day. Their website [see Link above] loudly trumpets...

Is Long-term Opioid Therapy Safer Than Tapering?

Due to the recent opioid reforms and changes to guidelines in Australia [June 2020], many individuals living with chronic pain have been needlessly subjected to,...

The Real “Opioid Crisis”​ is Untreated Pain

https://apnews.com/article/science-health-medication-opioids-robert-califf-92ce45d2c37a53cdaf7bfac051d71eb6?fbclid=IwAR10Vu_6KdSOeDnamVJBxthmmOrpkDhYYxqdh10VKn9vVriMA8nnrU3vqGo The above Article states: “Last year, U.S. overdose deaths soared to a record of 107,000, driven overwhelmingly by fentanyl and other illegal opioids.” The...

Australians in Chronic Pain Should Not be Ignored

“Painaustralia has today issued a media release calling on the government to undertake a reset of the 2020 opioid reforms. Painaustralia’s plea to the Federal...

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