Pain Management

Total Joint Replacement

Learn about diagnosis and treatment options for total joint replacement. 

Ocean Medical Center
October 17 | 3 - 4 p.m.

Hackensack Meridian Health Village at Jackson
November 14 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

For a complete schedule or to register for an upcoming program, please call 1-800-560-9990.


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Pain Management

With millions of pain-plagued Americans looking for an alternative to opioids, the solution for some might be no medicine at all.

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Could Botox Cousin Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- A modified type of botulinum toxin -- botox -- gave mice long-term pain relief and may someday be a safer alternative to opioids as a treatment for chronic pain, according to British researchers.

They "deconstructed" the botulinum molecule and reassembled it with an opioid called dermorphin. The resulting compound -- called Derm-BOT -- silenced pain signals from neurons in the spinal cords of mice.

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Pain Management

In a sign that the U.S. opioid epidemic is still not under control, a new report shows that prescriptions for the highly addictive painkillers haven't declined in the last decade.

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