REGINA – Saskatchewan's one-for-one model, which allows private MRI scans as long as a second scan is done at no charge for a patient on the public wait list, is not reducing wait times, the province' auditor said.
EDMONTON – Alberta's auditor general is calling for immediate action to improve a health-care system he says is still falling short despite years of recommendations on how to make it better.
It’s a typical scenario in many chiropractic clinics: patients come in complaining of back pain. They have been to the family doctor a few times, but nothing seems to help. They were prescribed different painkillers, including some narcotics, but nothing has provided any lasting relief. “No one can help me,” is the usual cry of chronic pain sufferers.
A new report released today reveals that many patients living with inflammatory diseases lack the critical information necessary to be able to properly understand and evaluate their treatment options.
An extra layer of fat won't provide a cushion against pain – in fact, obese people are more sensitive to pressure pain than those who are not overweight, and they are equally susceptible to extremes of hot and cold.
HARTFORD, Conn. – A growing number of U.S. states are working to help patients make it clear to medical professionals they don't want to be prescribed powerful opioids.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Getting a tattoo may hurt, but giving one is no picnic, either.That's the finding of the first study ever to directly measure the physical stresses that lead to aches and pains in tattoo artists—workers who support a multibillion-dollar American industry, but who often don't have access to workers' compensation if they get injured.
Young children whose mothers have been prescribed an opioid are at an increased risk of being hospitalized for an overdose from the potent pain medications, most often through accidental ingestion, a study has found.
VANCOUVER – Just down the street from Crosstown Clinic at a flea market in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, Michael Totten, 44, said his life spiralled into illicit drug use after he was prescribed the painkiller Percocet following a back injury.
For love – not moneyWhen I was in chiropractic school a professor told me…
Manitoba cuts funding for chiropractic servicesWINNIPEG – The Manitoba government has implemented a new funding…
Trudeau says governments must find a lasting solution to opioid epidemicOTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says governments won't rest…
Yoga vs physical therapy for low back painBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – University of Alabama at Birmingham assistant professor…
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