1 in 5 adults that seeks the assistance of a physician has a complaint of chronic pain. It is a challenge of management and strategy. The Denali Way is a fresh approach to pain management.
The Classification of Pain:
Key to treating pain properly is understanding what is causing the pain in the first place. Several pain classification systems have appeared, and the one we prefer at Denali involves a rather simple classification based on source of pain, location of pain, and duration of pain. […]
The Pain Management Movement
In the late 1990’s, organizations like the American Pain Society and the American Academy of Pain Management declared that doctors in the U.S. were doing a lousy job of treating pain, and were under-prescribing opioid pain medications, due to a misguided fear of causing addiction. As […]
How Suboxone and Subutex Can Help Chronic Pain
Suboxone is a mild narcotic used for addiction thereapy at Denali Healthcare. We do not use suboxone or subutex as primary pain management for chronic pain because it doesn’t work very well as a pain killer. We have other options avaialable for […]
History of Narcotics
Narcotics are a type of pain reliever that helps relief severe pain that other pain relievers are not strong enough to handle.
Narcotics have been taken for hundreds of years. Narcotics have been widely abused by millions of people since the very, very early days dating back to […]
Professionals take over the Denali Healthcare website
Our new Denali Healthcare website is published and in a shakedown cruise stage. While our www.drbobmmj.com is still up and running, this new website reflects our movement as a practice into pain management and addiction therapy. We currently run 8 offices from Kalamazoo to Marquette, […]
How We Use Methadone for Pain Management
Mention methadone and many people think of ‘methadone clinic’. But the real story is that methadone is a low cost, highly effective pain medication. At Denali Healthcare, we use methadone as a scheduled medication for baseline pain control.
Reasons We Use Methadone For Pain […]