A study among Kaiser Permanente members with sleep problems and osteoarthritis shows promise for overcoming obstacles to treatment.
Sarah Brush shares insights on engaging KP members in a Learning Health System project to revamp chronic pain care.
Health care is increasingly online—KPWHRI is studying telehealth options for opioid use disorder and chronic pain.
Opioid misuse and overdose are now a national priority. For decades, KPWHRI has worked to help patients find safe, effective ways to manage chronic pain.
Back pain affects nearly everyone at some point—causing pain, anxiety, and disruption of your daily activities. Fortunately, research shows that low back pain is rarely caused by serious underlying disease, and there are things you can do to ease your pain.
Chronic low back pain affects millions of Americans every day—people working, playing, and functioning in their daily life. Fortunately, massage has been proven to be an effective choice for many kinds of persistent or chronic back pain.
In the largest U.S. study of its kind, our researchers found that acupuncture can help. The treatment helped people with chronic low back pain feel less bothered by their symptoms and function better in their daily activities.