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Education Plus Exercise, Single Corticosteroid Injection Effective in Long Term for Gluteal Tendinopathy

Education Plus Exercise, Single Corticosteroid Injection Effective in Long Term for Gluteal Tendinopathy

Education combined with exercise as well as a single corticosteroid injection may be more effective than a wait-and-see approach for alleviating gluteal tendinopathy-associated pain.

Opioids in Setting of Hemodialysis Associated With Adverse Events

Opioids in Setting of Hemodialysis Associated With Adverse Events

Opioids were found to be associated with adverse events in older Medicare beneficiaries on hemodialysis.

Exposure to Opioids in the ICU May Not Be Associated With Persistent Pain

Exposure to Opioids in the ICU May Not Be Associated With Persistent Pain

Persistent pain — which is common in survivors of critical illnesses — may not be associated with opioid exposure during intensive care unit stay.

Efficacy of Web-Based Pain Empowerment, Self-Management Platform for Chronic Pain

Efficacy of Web-Based Pain Empowerment, Self-Management Platform for Chronic Pain

A newly developed Web-based platform designed to empower patients with chronic pain and provide them with self-management tools was found to improve self-efficacy and treatment satisfaction when administered in conjunction with nurse and social worker coaching.

Psychological Interventions May Reduce Pain, Catastrophizing in Elderly

Psychological Interventions May Reduce Pain, Catastrophizing in Elderly

Cognitive behavioral therapy-based psychological interventions may provide some benefits in older adults with chronic non-cancer pain.

Interbrain Coupling During Handholding Associated With Analgesia, Empathy

Interbrain Coupling During Handholding Associated With Analgesia, Empathy

Interbrain coupling of areas implicated in pain processing may be enhanced when romantic partners hold hands while 1 of the 2 is subjected to pain.

Predicting Suicidal Ideation in Veterans With Chronic Pain

Predicting Suicidal Ideation in Veterans With Chronic Pain

A number of factors including chronic pain co-occurring with posttraumatic stress disorder and pain interference may predict suicidal ideation and violent impulses in US veterans with chronic pain.

Elder Abuse Not Associated With Risk for Chronic Pain

Elder Abuse Not Associated With Risk for Chronic Pain

Researchers assessed the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between elder abuse and neglect and chronic pain.

Assessing Outcomes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Chronic Pain

Assessing Outcomes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Chronic Pain

Neuropsychological performance may not be associated with the improvements in pain interference observed after an 8-week Acceptance and Commitment Therapy program in veterans with chronic pain.

Pernix Announces Availability of Zohydro ER 20 mg Dosage Strength

Pernix Announces Availability of Zohydro ER 20 mg Dosage Strength

Zohydro ER is also available in 10mg, 15mg, 30mg, 40mg, and 50mg dosage strengths.