Adolescent

How THC Affects the Dopamine System

How THC Affects the Dopamine System

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Recent studies show that THC consumption affects the dopamine system.

Neck Pain Alters Posture, Neck Muscle Endurance in Adolescents

Neck Pain Alters Posture, Neck Muscle Endurance in Adolescents

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The prevalence of neck pain has been reported to be increasing among adolescents, but how this pain might affect head posture and endurance of the neck muscles in this age group has received little attention.

Adolescent Patients With Chronic Pain Different From Adults, Children

Adolescent Patients With Chronic Pain Different From Adults, Children

How adolescents approach their chronic pain condition at their current age has an effect on how they will experience their condition in adulthood.

Medical Marijuana Laws and Increasing Adolescent Use: Is There a Link?

Medical Marijuana Laws and Increasing Adolescent Use: Is There a Link?

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Studies show that marijuana use in adolescents is higher in states that have legalized medical marijuana, so it stands to reason that legalizing medical marijuana could increase adolescent marijuana use.

Should Pain Specialists Ask Every Adolescent Patient About Alcohol Use?

Should Pain Specialists Ask Every Adolescent Patient About Alcohol Use?

Many starting at younger ages, so more likely to binge drink.

Obese Adolescents Commonly Note Musculoskeletal Pain

Obese Adolescents Commonly Note Musculoskeletal Pain

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Musculoskeletal pain that affected physical function and quality of life was common in severely obese adolescents who underwent bariatric surgery.

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