San Francisco Pain Management Center

Monthly Archives: March 2014

“It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has.” In this quote, Hippocrates reveals his focus on the person before the disease. Unlike purely Western treatment modalities, this philosophy is at the heart of the Eastern Indian system of Ayurveda or, literally, “science of life.”  In this practice, which is more than 50 centuries old, healers learn basic… Read More

Patients have been asking me about a new medication called Zohydro.  Zohydro contains a extremely large dose of hydrocodone, a narcotic pain medication. However, this formulation is an easily crushable capsule. Hydrocodone is the most abused prescription pain medication in the United States. A pure, easily crushable form has the potential for abuse, overdose, and death. There are several new opioid pain medications that will become available in the next few years…. Read More

Hello! Thank you for your interest in the San Francisco Pain Management Center.  We are here to help you feel better, get healthier and get back into life!  Adrian Bartoli, MD is one physician with ALL the tools to help you achieve this goal, and part of the reason we have created this blog is to help everyone understand all the ways our office can help you.  While Dr. Bartoli is a… Read More