In The News
“Opioid Use and Abuse.” The New York Times. The New York Times, 26 Mar. 2016. Web and Print. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/27/opinion/sunday/opioid-use-and-abuse.html
FOX5NY.com Staff Report. “New Movement Calls for Opioid Alternative for Pain.” WNYW. Fox Television Stations, LLC, 1 Aug. 2016. Web and Broadcast. http://www.fox5ny.com/good-day/184003161-video
Gomez, Dr. Max. “Time Release Pain Killer ‘Exparel’ Designed To Reduce Patients’ Exposure To Opioids.” CBS New York. CBS Local Media, 8 Aug. 2016. Web and Broadcast. http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2016/08/08/time-release-pain-killer-exparel-designed-to-reduce-patients-exposure-to-opioids/
Marturana, Amy. “Gabby Reece Explains Why She Refused Opiates After Knee Replacement Surgery.” SELF. Condé Nast, 9 Aug. 2016. Web. http://www.self.com/story/gabby-reece-opiates-after-surgery
Copelan, Christine. “Do You Know Your Post-Surgery Pain Options?” Parade. AMG/Parade, 26 Sept. 2016. Web. http://parade.com/510770/ccopelan/do-you-know-your-post-surgery-pain-options/#.V-ro_6-AhUw.facebook
Miller, Anna Medaris. “Health Buzz: Volleyball Star Gabby Reece Champions for Non-Opioid Pain Relief.” U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News & World Report L.P., Aug.-Sept. 2016. Web. http://health.usnews.com/wellness/articles/2016-08-02/volleyball-star-gabby-reece-champions-for-non-opioid-pain-relief?src=usn_fb
Fitzpatrick, Caitlyn. “Opioid Dependence After Surgery Is Even Worse Than Physicians Thought.” MD Magazine. MD Magazine, 12 Oct. 2016. Web. http://www.hcplive.com/medical-news/opioid-dependence-after-surgery-is-even-worse-than-physicians-thought/P-1#sthash.zZ0I7Gdu.fEk8QfmA.dpuf
The Doctors Staff. “Gabrielle Reece Shares Opioid Alternatives.” The Doctors. Stage 29 LLC, 14 Dec. 2016. Web and Broadcast. http://www.thedoctorstv.com/articles/3663-gabrielle-reece-shares-opioid-alternatives#.WFGl_lLwFvI.email
Qmetrics Technologies’ Pleased to Announce Scott A. Sigman, MD, to Advise on 3D Surgical Planning for Subchondroplasty
Wade, Christian M. “Doctors, lawmakers urge alternatives to painkillers.” Gloucester Times. March 26, 2017. Web. http://www.gloucestertimes.com/news/local_news/doctors-lawmakers-urge-alternatives-to-painkillers/article_129f59d7-c786-5aea-9f36-91a4a20b1289.html
Tuitt, Kori “Lowell General doctor’s pain treatment winning accolades in opioid fight.” Lowell Sun. July 28, 2017. Web. http://www.lowellsun.com/breakingnews/ci_31177348/lowell-general-doctors-pain-treatment-winning-accolades-opioid
Recent Journal Publications
Steven P. Arnoczky, D.V.M., Shariff K. Bishai , D.O., M.S., F.A.O.A.O., Brian Schofieldx , M.D., Scott Sigman, M.D., Brad D. Bushnell, M.D., M.B.A., Jan Pieter Hommen, M.D., Craig Van Kampen, Ph.D.: Histologic Evaluation of Biopsy Specimens Obtained After Rotator Cuff Repair Augmented With a Highly Porous Collagen Implant. The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery.2016.06.047
Opioid alternatives-Gabby Reece, Dr. Scott Sigman and Dr. Devi Nampiaparampil discuss using an alternative pain management medication to opioids. See the video here.
In case you missed it, watch the episode I filmed on The Doctors with Gabrielle Reece discussing why ChoicesMatter when it comes to discussing your non-opioid options for managing pain after surgery. For more info, visit www.PlanAgainstPain.com See the episode here.
LOWELL (CBS) For many people, the opioid addiction begins with prescription pain pills. See the CBS Lowel General Hospital news segment with Dr. Sigman here.