Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain
29
December

Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Earned his doctoral degree in computational biology and biostatistics at Harvard University. After graduate school, he continued to research at NIH and earned an MD at the University of Michigan. He has an unusual experience as a primary care physician in San Francisco. There, the complexities of chronic pain, its diagnosis, and its management led […]


Research on Voluntary Patient-Centered Prescription Opioid Tapering
28
December

Research on Voluntary Patient-Centered Prescription Opioid Tapering

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Some of the problems with long-term opioid use for chronic pain is that, in many cases, that might have been the only option that was given to patients when, in fact, we know that chronic pain is best treated with a multidisciplinary treatment approach that involves self-management and psychological strategies alongside some medical treatments as […]


Dr. Naimish Baxi Physician Profile
28
December

Dr. Naimish Baxi Physician Profile

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , /

>>My name is Naimish Baxi. I’m a physiatrist here at HSS. As a physiatrist, we always focus on improving the function of our patients. And as an interventional spine specialist, oftentimes that entails improving a patient’s pain in order for them to function better. If we can get someone feeling better or get them out […]


How HSS Is Changing Its Opioid Prescription Practices
25
December

How HSS Is Changing Its Opioid Prescription Practices

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , /

[ Music ]>>My practice is predominantly patients who have spinal pain, back pain, from nerve injuries, this kind of thing. People who’ve had surgery, people who need surgery. I also spend quite a bit of time working with the hospital as the opioid advisor, so I’m in charge of monitoring prescribing practices, and trying to […]


UT Physicians – Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
24
December

UT Physicians – Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , /

On or off the field, the UT Physicians orthopedic team is dedicated to the advancement of care. With a personalized approach, it’s a partnership to get you back to enjoying the best things in life. With on-site imaging, we are the starters with a roster that includes locations and neighborhoods across Greater Houston. Call us […]


Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Earned his doctoral degree in computational biology and biostatistics at Harvard University. After graduate school, he continued to research at NIH and earned an MD at the University of Michigan. He has an unusual experience as a primary care physician in San Francisco. There, the complexities of chronic pain, its diagnosis, and its management led […]


Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Earned his doctoral degree in computational biology and biostatistics at Harvard University. After graduate school, he continued to research at NIH and earned an MD at the University of Michigan. He has an unusual experience as a primary care physician in San Francisco. There, the complexities of chronic pain, its diagnosis, and its management led […]


Opioid Analgesics – Proper Pain Managment, Prescription Drug Abuse and Alternatives
12
September

Opioid Analgesics – Proper Pain Managment, Prescription Drug Abuse and Alternatives

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Welcome to Part Two of Lecture Number 13 on our series on drugs and human behavior. Today we’re going to finish up our discussion of sedative, hypnotic, and anxiolytic medications by talking about benzodiazepines and their alternatives. We’ll do a brief history of benzodiazepines, talk about their pharmacokinetics, their use in the elderly, their pharmacological […]


Stanford’s Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD, on “Medications: What’s Good for Back Pain and How to Stay Safe”
10
September

Stanford’s Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD, on “Medications: What’s Good for Back Pain and How to Stay Safe”

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

MING-CHIH KAO, PHD, MD: And thanks everyone for being here at Back Pain Day. Of course, we’re now in the middle of the second half of the day and I just want to ask everyone to reach into the goodie bag that you received this morning when you checked in. The reason is we have […]


Managing Pain During Labor without Medication
09
September

Managing Pain During Labor without Medication

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

(uplifting music) – Hello, my name is Tammy Ferney. I’m a Registered Nurse and Clinical Educator at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Today, I’m gonna talk to you about natural ways of relieving pain during the labor process. Changing positions in labor is essential to provide comfort, relaxation and relief of pain. It alters the […]