“Scientific American” Feature on Treating Pain without Pills

The opioid crisis is forcing doctors to take different approaches to treating pain. In some cases, patients who have been prescribed opioids for years or decades are being abandoned or forced to quickly taper off opioids -- two poor approaches. Other patients are being steered in new directions that can improve pain and function with lower risks. I was honored to be featured in this Scientific American story (May 2017, Author: Stephani Sutherland, Ph.D.) in which the [...]

2018-12-15T11:00:30+00:00April 22nd, 2017|

Stanford Back Pain Education Day 2016! FREE!

Please join us for the 2016 Stanford Back Pain Education Day taking place on September 11, 2016, at Cemex Auditorium on Stanford University campus. If you have back pain, please join us for an exciting day filled with lectures from Stanford pain experts and information on community resources, research opportunities, and state-of-the-art back pain treatments! In addition to great information and resources, all attendees receive complimentary lunch, goody bags, and other giveaways! Registration is now full. Please join [...]

2018-12-15T11:04:06+00:00May 25th, 2016|