Fluoroscopically guided cervical transforaminal epidural steroid injection was found to improve pain in approximately half of patients with cervical radiculopathy in the short and intermediate terms.
Detection sensitivity may be altered on the symptomatic side in patients with low back pain with a dominant neuropathic pain component compared with patients with LBP with a primary nociceptive component.
A significant association between pain intensity and pain centralization was established in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis.
Patients with vs without episodic or chronic cluster headache may have reduced sleep quality.
Galantamine, which was found to reduce cocaine use in patients treated with methadone for opioid use disorder, may also be effective in reducing the use of nonprescribed opioids in this population.
Peripartum neuraxial analgesia may not be associated with an increased risk for multiple sclerosis relapse.
No differences in serum levels of inflammatory biomarker levels were detected between individuals with leg pain related to low back pathology with or without sciatica or nerve root compression.
The majority of interventional spine physicians reported using magnetic resonance imaging ahead of lumbar epidural steroid injections to correlate with the physical examination.
B-cell depletion achieved with rituximab infusions may not be associated with clinical improvement in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.