The open office floor plan is facing backlash as the noise pollution deter workers from being as efficient as they could be. In hopes of maintaining communication among employees, yet offering opportunities for isolation, companies are updating the open office with mobile pods and other movable parts.
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Contrary to popular belief, not all opioids are the enemy. For Canada, the biggest problem is the illicit drug Fentanyl as a result of bad prescription practices with legal painkillers like Oxycontin, revealing the nation’s unpreparedness in dealing with chronic pain at large.
Acupuncture may be popular as an alternative pain therapy, but there are tons of other treatment options that may change the future for the pain management industry. Read more to find out the latest on targeted, minimally invasive pain treatments that show much promise.
ShockWave Therapy has had a variety of uses over the decades. From eliminating kidney stones and promoting tissue healing in burn victims to scar removal and anti-aging treatments, it has both therapeutic and wellness benefits. But health professionals are currently interested in ShockWave Therapy as a way to manage chronic pain.
Desk workers are not the only ones at risk for muscle and joint pain. A new study examines the lifestyle choices, work habits and work-related pain of dentists operating in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Read more to learn more about the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among research participants.
Desks are made for the masses, which is a problem since we all have different needs. But you don’t need all new furniture to have the perfect ergonomic setup. Jon Cinkay from the Hopital for Special Surgery shares his simple tips on tailoring the workstation to the individual.
A woman seeking pain treatment at an acupuncture clinic found herself in a different kind of pain due to improper needle placement. Although she recovered quickly with no permanent damage, it reminds everyone that this mostly safe procedure is not free from complications.
Over 3 million Australians are currently suffering from chronic pain, and they’re at high risk for opioid dependency, financial loss, depression, and worsened mental health. Painaustralia have come up with a new national plan to educate both doctors and patients on non-medicated pain management.
Some companies are brainstorming elaborate wellness programs in the office, while others believe there is a quick solution to the work slump. Smart Break aims to improve productivity, engagement, office culture and health of employees, all the while saving employers more money.
A new market analysis tracks the key players in the global pain management drug industry in 2017 to reveal projections of growth in four years time. The report details the patterns of growth throughout the drug classes, pain segments and regions.