Education Plus Exercise, Single Corticosteroid Injection Effective in Long Term for Gluteal TendinopathyMay 23, 2018
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 were found to be associated with adverse events in older Medicare beneficiaries on hemodialysis.
Persistent pain — which is common in survivors of critical illnesses — may not be associated with opioid exposure during intensive care unit stay.
Pain catastrophizing may be associated with reduced psychological — and to a lesser extent physical —function in patients with neuropathic pain and spinal 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.
Cognitive behavioral therapy-based psychological interventions may provide some benefits in older adults with chronic non-cancer pain.
Implementing medical or adult-use marijuana laws may reduce the rate of opioid prescribing for Medicaid enrollees.
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.
The presence of sleep disorders in children with chronic pain may result in greater pain levels and pain interference, a relationship that may in part be mediated by anxiety and depressive symptoms.
Investigators sought to determine whether a patient-centered prescription opioid tapering program would be effective for reducing opioid doses in patients taking long-term prescription opioids.
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.
Researchers assessed the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between elder abuse and neglect and 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.
Partnerships between public and private entities could expedite the development of nonaddictive pain therapies and other strategies to address the dual crises of chronic pain and opioid use disorder.
National Institutes of Health Director, Francis Collins, MD, PhD, announced on April 4, 2018 the launch of the Helping to End Addiction Long-Term Initiative.
Zohydro ER is also available in 10mg, 15mg, 30mg, 40mg, and 50mg dosage strengths.
Resilience may mediate the relationships between positive affect and pain interference and depression in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Adolescent patients with chronic pain may be more likely to suffer from alexithymia.
Group cognitive behavioral therapy and pain education may be more effective than usual care for improving pain and physical function in patients presenting with chronic pain at low-income clinics.
Investigators sought to determine whether repeated intravenous low-dose lidocaine could provide prolonged pain relief in patients with refractory neuropathic pain.
For patients with chronic pain, literacy-adapted group cognitive behavioral therapy and group pain education improve pain and physical function compared with usual care.
Naldemedine was found to be safe and effective for increasing bowel movement frequency and improving quality of life in patients with chronic non-cancer pain and opioid-induced constipation.
Researchers reviewed evidence relating to the benefits and harms of cranial electrical stimulation for adults with chronic painful conditions, depression, anxiety, and insomnia.
Systemic lidocaine administered via IV or patch has consistently shown effectiveness for the treatment and prevention of chronic pain.
An examination of treatment patterns among patients with trigeminal neuralgia suggests that this orofacial disorder appears to be significantly burdensome.
A web-based cognitive behavior therapy program may be associated with greater reductions in aberrant drug-related behavior, pain interference, and pain catastrophizing in patients with chronic pain treated with opioids who undergo treatment as usual compared with patients who undergo treatment as usual only.
Individuals with chronic pain and comorbid depression may experience higher levels of stigma related to their conditions compared with patients with chronic pain alone.
For youth with chronic pain, researchers found that sleep quality partially mediated the relationships between PTSD and pain intensity and interference.
Comparative chart of narcotic analgesics including formulations, strengths, and dosing intervals.
A web-based self-management program may reduce aberrant drug behaviors and pain catastrophizing in patients with chronic pain treated with opioids.
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