Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey

Good morning, everyone ~ Wow! Sixty-five degrees at 2:25a.m. on the 17th day of December!  or ? Or is this just another “is” in a long list of things we need to adjust to?  Speaking of adjustments, the process of adjusting to changes/challenges can be made a little easier by developing a flow chart — either startingContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey”

Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey – ACPA Facilitator

Good morning, everyone ~ Apologies for getting this out later than usual. My days/nights have been mixed up for several weeks now, and the calendar in my head doesn’t always match the one on the wall. 😯 It has been a rough experience; sometimes more so than others. For weeks now, I’ve been sleeping inContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey – ACPA Facilitator”

Endogenous opioids contribute to the feeling of pain relief in humans – PAIN

https://journals.lww.com/pain/Fulltext/2021/12000/Endogenous_opioids_contribute_to_the_feeling_of.5.aspx RESEARCH PAPER Endogenous opioids contribute to the feeling of pain relief in humans Sirucek, Lauraa,b,c,*; Price, Rebecca Christined,e; Gandhi, Wiebkee,f,g; Hoeppli, Marie-Eved,e,h; Fahey, Emmae; Qu, Anniee; Becker, Susannea,b,c,e,i; Schweinhardt, Petraa,b,c,d,e,fAuthor InformationPAIN: December 2021 – Volume 162 – Issue 12 – p 2821-2831doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002285 Endogenous opioids mediate the pleasurable responses to positively reinforcing stimuli such asContinue reading “Endogenous opioids contribute to the feeling of pain relief in humans – PAIN”

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Newly Approved VR Therapeutic for Back Pain Expands Scope of Home Health – mHealthIntelligence

https://mhealthintelligence.com/features/newly-approved-vr-therapeutic-for-back-pain-expands-scope-of-home-health Newly Approved VR Therapeutic for Back Pain Expands Scope of Home Health EaseVRx, the first FDA-approved VR therapeutic for pain relief, guides patients through an eight-week program that teaches them cognitive behavioral skills to help them manage their pain at home. Source: AppliedVRShare on Twitter November 23, 2021 – As care moves out of the hospital,Continue reading “Newly Approved VR Therapeutic for Back Pain Expands Scope of Home Health – mHealthIntelligence”

FDA Authorizes Marketing of Virtual Reality System for Chronic Pain Reduction – FDA.gov

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-authorizes-marketing-virtual-reality-system-chronic-pain-reduction FDA NEWS RELEASE FDA Authorizes Marketing of Virtual Reality System for Chronic Pain Reduction  For Immediate Release:November 16, 2021 Español The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today authorized marketing of EaseVRx, a prescription-use immersive virtual reality (VR) system that uses cognitive behavioral therapy and other behavioral methods to help with pain reduction in patientsContinue reading “FDA Authorizes Marketing of Virtual Reality System for Chronic Pain Reduction – FDA.gov”

Current Clinical Trials at Cedars – Sinai – Virtual Medicine.org

https://virtualmedicine.org/research/current Our Current Trials Virtual Reality for GI Cancer Pain Reduction Study We are studying how pain affects quality of life. We will be working to determine if digital, virtual reality (VR) technologies can help improve daily function and reduce pain in people with GI cancers.Read More Am I Eligible? VR for Chronic Lower Back PainContinue reading “Current Clinical Trials at Cedars – Sinai – Virtual Medicine.org”

Virtual Medicine Conference – March 24, 25, 2022

https://virtualmedicine.org/conferences/about Virtual Medicine Conference Save the Date!vMed22 returns March 24 – 25th, 2022Sofitel Hotel, Beverly Hills, California Developed by the Cedars-Sinai Virtual Medicine program with generous support from the Marc and Sheri Rapaport Fund for Digital Health Sciences and Precision Health, the annual Virtual Medicine (vMed) Conference is a two-day symposium that convenes the brightestContinue reading “Virtual Medicine Conference – March 24, 25, 2022”