Author: Inflexxion

Marijuana: a dangerous, addictive drug or relief for pain patients?

Originally published on Inflexxion Marijuana was valued for its healing powers in many ancient cultures. In ancient Greece, cannabis cured inflammation. In India, it was offered as a cure for leprosy. In China, it was used for just about everything. By 1850, marijuana was listed in the United States Pharmacopeia and was considered acceptable for use in… Read more »

A Q&A with Chronic Pain Specialist, Brett Snodgrass

Brett Snodgrass is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Pain Educator practicing at LifeLinc Pain in Memphis where she is the Director of Clinical Operations. Brett is board certified with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), where she is currently the Tennessee State Representative. How do I help my patients identify and treat their… Read more »

The Opioid Crisis: A Global Problem

It’s not difficult to imagine the opioid crisis as an isolated problem that only exists within the United States. Drug overdose is the leading cause of death for Americans under 50, now leading firearm and motor vehicle deaths, cutting short 91 lives each day. President Trump recently labeled the opioid epidemic a “public health emergency.”… Read more »

Menstrual Migraine Tool

This interactive tool will help you understand: what a menstrual migraine is, how the menstrual cycle and migraine coincide, & how to prevent and treat.

Herbal therapies for pain

A Slideshare tool from PainEDU about different herbal therapies used to treat patients with pain.

Drug-drug interactions

A Slideshare tool from PainEDU about drug-drug interactions.

The Pathophysiology of Pain

A Slideshare tool from PainEDU which details the pathophysiology of pain.

Medications and their side effects

This chart shows which medications can produce which side effects by marking an “x” at the intersection of medications and side effects.

Course-in-a-box: Pathophysiology of Pain

This presentation defines pain and describes how it transmits in the body, identifies types of pain, and explains why pain assessments matter.