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Paracetamol Superior to Placebo for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Paracetamol Superior to Placebo for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

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Extended-release paracetamol may have a greater analgesic effect than placebo in patients with osteoarthritic knee pain.

A Link Between Altered Reward Processing and Later Pain Complaints?

A Link Between Altered Reward Processing and Later Pain Complaints?

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Reward feedback responses in the brain may be predictive of chronic pain complaints later on.

Action Observation May Hold Promise as a Potential Therapy for Patients With CRPS

Action Observation May Hold Promise as a Potential Therapy for Patients With CRPS

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The authors noted that action observation may be effective in CRPS patients.

Neuroimaging: Applications in Chronic Pain Management

Neuroimaging: Applications in Chronic Pain Management

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In the past decade, brain imaging studies have shed light on the neural correlates of pain perception and pain modulation, and recently have also begun to clarify the neural mechanisms that underlie different pain sensations. New developments in functional, structural and neurochemical imaging have advanced understanding of chronic pain, and may help predict individuals with acute pain who are likely to progress to chronic pain.

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