NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
This has grown into a $19.6 billion market, but the field is in turmoil. More than 9,000 programs and sole practitioners (clinics, anesthesiologists, other MDs, chiropractors) treat an estimated 17 million Americans suffering from: chronic pain (back pain, migraines, cancer, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.). 700+ "pill mills" have emerged to serve Oxycontin addicts and profiteers, as 12 states have no drug monitoring systems in place. The field is moving toward the use of more "procedures" and injections and 78% of the patient caseload is handled by anesthesiologists, more of whom moved into pain therapy.
This newly updated Marketdata study (the only business/demographic analysis available) is based on proprietary mail surveys and phone interviews and covers: 1985-2014 F $ market size, mkt. structure, treatment methods, no. of patients/annual caseloads, avg. program costs/length, marketing methods, insurer reimbursement, and more. Contains proprietary findings of Marketdata custom mail surveys of pain programs & anesthesiologists (separate operating data for multidisciplinary programs vs. anesthesiologists). New chapter covers the pain management devices market (TENS machines, spinal cord stimulators, pumps, etc.). Also covers patient demographics, status of the pain drugs market, status of the