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Acute Pain: Treating Objectively and Effectively

Acute Pain: Treating Objectively and Effectively

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Good screening is key to good treatment.

Sleep Disturbance and the Experience of Pain

Sleep Disturbance and the Experience of Pain

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It is not hard to understand that pain can make sleep difficult, but how does sleep disturbance drive pain sensitivity?

Compliance Key to Managing Postherpetic Neuralgia

Compliance Key to Managing Postherpetic Neuralgia

Treating this neuropathic pain condition can be complicated because of polypharmacy, drug dosing schedules, adverse events, drug-drug interactions, and patient comorbidities.

Pearls for Managing Pain After Surgery

Pearls for Managing Pain After Surgery

Advising patients to ask questions before surgery can reduce communication problems after surgery.

Dataset Established for Assessing Back Pain

Dataset Established for Assessing Back Pain

The Institute of Medicine has estimated that chronic pain affects approximately 100 million adults in the United States, with an estimated annual cost of up to $635 billion.

The Role Sodium Channels Play in Painful Neuropathies

The Role Sodium Channels Play in Painful Neuropathies

Developing drugs that selectively block specific sodium channels could be the holy grail of neuropathic pain treatment.

Proceed with Caution When Barefoot Running

Proceed with Caution When Barefoot Running

Research on the relationship between footwear, injury and subsequent pain rates is limited. A switch to a minimalist shoe or barefoot running should be done gradually.

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