Breakthrough Pain


Breakthrough pain — often called “flares” by doctors or “flare-ups” by patients — is serious enough to upset the lives of people who are already trying to control chronic pain with one or more drugs. BTP is not new pain. It is a more severe episode of the background pain that already exists.

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  1. Hello, I have CM/SM and am in the Central Kentucky area, I am looking for a PM Specialist in the area (Kentucky) that is knowledgable in CM/SM so that I can have my NS refer me. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Bt