chronic pain

Feb 16, 2017

Opioid Task Force, Recent Studies, and CDC Opioid Recommendations

By |February 16th, 2017|CDC, centers for disease control and prevention, chronic pain, Health, opioid, task force, Uncategorized, work comp, Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

The North Carolina Industrial Commission recently joined many other states (i.e. Massachusetts) in tackling the issue of opioids in the workers'’ compensation cases by creating a Workers’ Compensation Opioid Task Force. The goal of the task force is to “study and recommend solutions for the problems arising from the intersection of the opioid epidemic [...]

Jun 01, 2015

“Experts Provide Tips to Become More Resilient”

By |June 1st, 2015|chronic pain, Uncategorized, Workplace Injury, Workplace Safety|0 Comments

Original post titled “Bounce Back” in Time Magazine June 1, 2015 (subscription required). For almost two decades, Dr. Stephen Southwick, professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine, and Dr. Dennis Chaney, Dean at Ichan School of Medicine, have been studying what makes some people “bounce back” faster than others after a traumatic or stressful experience. Their main conclusion [...]

Jan 15, 2015

Coach K’s struggle with chronic pain

By |January 15th, 2015|chronic pain, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Duke Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski has struggled with back pain If you are a fan of college basketball, you probably know the accomplishments of Coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has led Duke University’s men’s basketball program for 35 years, including 4 national championships. What you might not know is that Coach K struggled with [...]