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Michigan Minds: Pets and Chronic Pain Management

U-M researchers have discovered that there are numerous ways older adults who own pets believe that pets help alleviate their chronic pain. February 4, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #podcast #PublicEngagementandImpact #HealthandWellness #Society #PainManagement ​​​​​​​​


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The Use of Cannabinoids to Treat Pain

Michigan Medicine researcher Kevin Boehnke discusses the components of marijuana and their impact on the body and how marijuana could potentially be used as an effective method of treating pain in pain sufferers. July 9, 2019. #15-30-mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #PainManagement #Marijuana #KevinBoehnke ​​​​​​​​​​


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The Role of Weight Loss and Calorie Restriction in Pain Management

Michigan Medicine Researcher Andrew Schrepf discusses the correlation between obesity and pain, what causes pain, and how weight loss may help in relieving pain for patients suffering with chronic pain. July 9, 2019. #15-30-mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #PainManagement #Obesity #AndrewSchrepf ​​​​​​​​​


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Impact of Diet Quality and Nutrients on Chronic Pain

Michigan Medicine Research Associate Professor Suzanna Zick discusses the impact of diet on bodily inflammation, gut biome, and overall pain, and presents research on how having a healthy diet can benefit pain sufferers. July 9, 2019. #15-30-mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #PainManagement #Food/Drink #SuzannaZick ​​​​​​​​​


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Deconstructing the Legitimization of Acupuncture: How Science Helped Move Acupuncture to Mainstream

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Dr.Rick Harris discusses research studying the effectiveness of acupuncture on patients with chronic pain, comparing trials of both real and fake acupuncture to determine whether the impact is placebo or real. July 9, 2019. #15-30-mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Science #PainManagement #RickHarris ​​​​​​​​


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Contemporary Approaches to Treating Chronic Pain

Professor of Anesthesiology Dr. Daniel Clauw talks about research on how best to treat chronic pain sufferers, such as patients with fibromyalgia, by honing in on what specific medicines or methods work the best depending on the specific pain experienced. July 9, 2019. #30-60mins #Medicine #video #ChronicPainandFatigueResearchCenter #HealthandWellness #Science #PainManagement #Disease #DanielClauw ​​​​​​​​​


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Lower Back Pain? Self-Administered Acupressure Could Help

Michigan Medicine Professor Susan Murphy discusses a recent study suggesting that self-administered acupuncture may be a safe and effective way to manage lower back pain without the side effects and risk of addiction, that can occur with pain medications. August 12, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #PainManagement #KylieUrban #SusanMurphy ​​​​​​​​​


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Q&A: How Pets Can Help Older Adults Manage Chronic Pain

School of Public Health Researcher Mary Janevic discusses new research suggesting that owning a pet may benefit sufferers of chronic pain by encouraging movement and establishing routine while also providing comfort and relaxation. July 1, 2019. #5-15minutes #PublicHealth #web-article #PublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #PainManagement #Aging


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Technology Allows Researchers to See Patients’ Real-time Pain While in the Clinic

School of Dentistry Assistant Professor Alex DaSilva and team develop special augmented reality glasses and a sensor-outfitted cap that allow the physician wearing the glasses to see a map of pain experienced by the patient wearing the cap. June 27, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Technology #HealthandWellness #PainManagement #Dentistry #ArtificialIntelligence #AlexDaSilva ​​​​​​​​​​


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Jill Schneiderhan: Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center

Michigan Medicine Integrative Family Medicine Codirector Jill Schneiderhan discusses important lifestyle factors to consider when managing chronic pain, such as activity level, rest, and nutrition. March 6, 2019. # #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #PainManagement #HealthandBehaviorEducation #Nutrition #Sleep