Innovative Non-Opioid Approaches to Manage Acute Pain—Dr. Andrew Wickline

December 3, 2020

In early September, I fortuitously encountered a write up of a novel multimodal knee replacement protocol that significantly reduced opioid use post-surgery. I reached out to Dr. Andrew Wickline, one of the protocol’s authors, and he kindly agreed to chat with me about his groundbreaking non-opioid work.

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Creating a Comprehensive, Drug-Free Community: Missouri

November 19, 2020

Marietta Hagan wears many hats within her Missouri community. Whether she is educating parents on signs of drug misuse, working with schools on prevention efforts or encouraging efficient naloxone distribution, Marietta is a trusted resource.

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Innovative Non-Opioid Approaches to Manage Acute Pain—Dr. Okoroha

November 5, 2020

Last month, I had the unique opportunity to chat with Dr. Kelechi R. Okoroha, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wayne State University and Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon at Henry Ford Health System about his recent study detailing a non-opioid multimodal protocol consisting of pre-operative analgesics, intraoperative local infiltration analgesia, and postoperative pain regimen published in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery.

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Heroes Fight the Increase in Opioid Overdoses Amid COVID-19: Indiana

October 22, 2020

Voices is proud to have a long-standing partnership with Overdose Lifeline, an organization that has galvanized efforts to help their community during these difficult times.

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Innovative Non-Opioid Approaches to Manage Acute Pain—Dr. Atif Iqbal

October 8, 2020

I thoroughly enjoyed my conversation with Dr. Atif Iqbal, Chief of the Colorectal Surgery Program at Baylor College of Medicine, as we discussed his utilization of a comprehensive enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol, which facilitates opioid-free recovery.

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Where Recovery and Education Converge: Pennsylvania

September 24, 2020

The ups and downs of high school are part of the universal American experience – but for those struggling with addiction, this time in adolescence can be riddled with anxiety, depression, and hardships.

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