San Francisco Chronicle editorial on the pain and opioid crises, and a national call to action

My editorial published today in the San Francisco Chronicle. Topic: the pain and opioid crises, and what we need to do differently as a nation. The IOM Report, the National Pain Strategy, and the Pain Psychology Task Force at the American Academy of Pain Medicine are cited.  Read Editorial

2016-04-04T13:34:21+00:00April 4th, 2016|

Dr. Kate Lorig on the National Pain Strategy: The Golden Age of Self-Management

The 2016 National Pain Strategy has placed self-management firmly in the spotlight as a critical pathway to better treat pain in the U.S. Kate Lorig, DrPH Cue Dr. Kate Lorig, the Godmother of Self-Management. Dr. Lorig spearheaded the development of self-management education and treatment at Stanford University 3 decades ago, beginning with the Arthritis Self-Management Program. She and colleagues studied participant outcomes for her program and demonstrated some of the best results for any behavioral or educational [...]

2018-12-15T06:34:46+00:00March 29th, 2016|