Musculoskeletal Pain

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Osteoporosis Medications

Osteoporosis treatment and prevention doses including recommended calcium and vitamin D supplemental doses.

Identification of Myofascial Trigger Points in Upper Quarter Muscles May Reliably Diagnose Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Identification of Myofascial Trigger Points in Upper Quarter Muscles May Reliably Diagnose Myofascial Pain Syndrome

The presence of active myofascial trigger points in 10 upper quarter muscles may represent a reliable criteria for the diagnosis of myofascial pain syndrome.

Gout Medications

Gout treatment chart for acute attacks or chronic management/prevention.

Acetaminophen-Diclofenac Combination Similar to Acetaminophen Monotherapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Relief

Acetaminophen-Diclofenac Combination Similar to Acetaminophen Monotherapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Relief

Acetaminophen plus diclofenac and diclofenac monotherapy are comparable to acetaminophen alone for pain relief in patients with acute blunt minor musculoskeletal extremity trauma.

Muscle Spasm Medications

Muscle spasm treatment chart with dosing regimens for muscle relaxants and other medications.

Arthritis Treatments: DMARDS and Other Immune Modulators

Dosing regimens of DMARDS and other immune modulators used in the treatment of arthritis.

CDC: Patients With Musculoskeletal Pain Use Complementary Health

CDC: Patients With Musculoskeletal Pain Use Complementary Health

The use of any complementary health approach for any reasons was significantly higher for those with vs those without a musculoskeletal pain disorder (41.6 vs 24.1%).

CDC Hosts Zika Action Plan Summit

CDC Hosts Zika Action Plan Summit

Virus expected to become active in some parts of the southern United States in early summer.

Time of Zika's Arrival in the Americas

Time of Zika's Arrival in the Americas

Findings suggest one person carried the virus to the region in 2013.

Pain Pharmacotherapy Changes For RA During Pregnancy

Pain Pharmacotherapy Changes For RA During Pregnancy

The pregnant patient with rheumatoid arthritis may need to have pain medication changed due to potential effects on the fetus.

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