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Monthly Galcanezumab Injections for Migraine

Monthly galcanezumab injections at 120 mg or 240 mg offer clinical benefit in reducing migraine pain.

Clinician’s Perspective on Abuse-Deterrent Formulas

Abuse-deterrent opioid formulations may not be the most effective solution to the opioid crisis, according to an editorial published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Opioid Use Disorder Management

Patients with opioid and/or alcohol use disorders have better treatment access and greater rates of alcohol and drug abstinence at 6 months with collaborative care vs standard addiction care.

Symptoms Preceding Cluster Headache

Local and painful symptoms and signs and general symptoms occur frequently prior to cluster headache attacks.

Coaching for Complicated Pain Management

Effective coaching strategies for the management of complicated pain were presented.

Nutrition, the Microbiome, and Pain

Dr Tick presented evidence linking nutrition, microbial diversity, and pain.

Clinical Considerations for Opioid Prescribing

Dr Zacharoff provided advice for clinicians dealing with fluid guidelines and constraints regarding opioid prescribing.

Chronic LBP Treatment With Pilates

Pilates may represent an effective therapy for the management of chronic lower back pain.

Neuropathic Pain and Vitamin D Deficiency

In patients with rheumatoid arthritis, vitamin D deficiency was shown to be associated with increased neuropathic pain.
Neuropathic Pain

Cannabis for Neuropathic Pain: What Evidence Is There?

Cannabis for Neuropathic Pain: What Evidence Is There?

There is currently little conclusive evidence to suggest a benefit of cannabis use for the management of neuropathic pain.

Low Back Pain

Gabapentinoids: Evaluating the Benefits for Chronic Low Back Pain

Gabapentinoids: Evaluating the Benefits for Chronic Low Back Pain

Gabapentinoid use presents significant risk for adverse events and provides few benefits for patients with chronic low back pain.

Arthritis

Paracetamol Superior to Placebo for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Paracetamol Superior to Placebo for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Extended-release paracetamol may have a greater analgesic effect than placebo in patients with osteoarthritic knee pain.

PAINWeek 2017

Stem Cell Therapy for Pain Management

Stem Cell Therapy for Pain Management

At PAINWeek 2017, Dr Joshi gave on overview of stem cell therapies used in regenerative medicine to treat a number of pain conditions.

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