Published on December 29, 2016 by Dr. Najib Babul Neuropathic pain is pain arising as a direct consequence of a lesion or disease affecting the somatosensory system, or put more simply, pain due to injury to sensory nerves. Neuropathic pain can be broadly divided into peripheral neuropathic pain and central neuropathic pain. Until relatively recently,…Read more on Najib Babul – Opioids for Neuropathic Pain: Worth the Risk?
Chronic pain is a major public health problem that afflicts a significant number of patients, resulting in personal suffering, reduced productivity, and increased health care costs. A report from the National Academy of Medicine states that chronic pain affects approximately 100 million adults in the U.S. and costs the economy over $600 billion annually, a…Read more on Najib Babul Discusses Current Challenges with Chronic Pain Management