Pain management Can You Reshape Your Brain's Response To Pain? By Patti Neighmond • Jun 10, 2019 Jeannine, who is 37 and lives in Burbank, Calif., has endured widespread pain since she was 8. She has been examined by dozens of doctors, but none of their X-rays, MRIs or other tests have turned up any evidence of physical injury or damage. The Opioid Epidemic is Sparking Interest in Electric Pain Management By Kevin Niedermier • Apr 11, 2017 KEVIN NIEDERMIER / WKSU The opioid epidemic has intensified the call for alternatives to narcotics for people with acute and chronic pain. In last week’s State of the State, Ohio Governor John Kasich said he wants to put more money toward finding other options. He recommended devoting $20 million to help Ohio researchers develop new technologies to fight pain.