Non-episodic foot pain in hyperuricemia was responsive to urate-lowering therapy.
Mechanistic pain profiling may help predict response to treatment for knee osteoarthritis with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs plus paracetamol.
Four pain susceptibility phenotypes were identified in patients who had or were at risk for knee osteoarthritis, as well as risk factors for the development of persistent knee pain.
A physician's baseline opioid prescribing rate was a strong predictor of a patient's future opioid use.
Psychological Flexibility Improves Resilience in Children With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Their ParentsNovember 08, 2018
Psychological flexibility in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and in their parents may represent resilience factors for dealing with pain and disability associated with the condition.
Metabolic syndrome, and specifically the component of abdominal obesity, may be associated with pain intensity and number of painful sites in adults with radiographic knee osteoarthritis.
Patients generally experienced pain relief over 5 years regardless of whether they received physical therapy or arthroscopic partial menisectomy.
The numerical rating scale is the preferred patient-reported outcome measure for people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Centralized pain pathways may coexist with more established peripheral inflammation-driven pathways in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Individuals using statins over 5 years and those using atorvastatin reported a lower risk for future osteoarthritis-related knee pain.
The combined effects of pain with insomnia and pain with depression increased diverse types of health care use.
Researchers examined the correlation between knee pain and radiographic features of osteoarthritis.
Pain Severity May Partly Mediate the Association Between Depression and Physical Performance in Knee OASeptember 20, 2018
Pain may partly mediate the observed association between physical performance and depressive symptoms in patients with radiographic knee osteoarthritis.
Rheumatologist-assessed inflammatory back pain (IBP) or the criteria for IBP developed for ankylosing spondylitis might not perform well when determining axial involvement in psoriatic arthritis.
Replacing at least 10 minutes a day of time spent sedentary, asleep, or in light physical activity with moderate physical activity may be associated with significant reductions in bodily pain interference and knee pain in adults at risk for osteoarthritis knee pain.
EULAR has released updated guidelines for the management of hand osteoarthritis.
The location and spread of pain in patients with axial spondyloarthritis was different between genders and was related to worse clinical status.
Patients with axial spondyloarthritis who have inflammatory back pain or neuropathic pain may have higher pain intensity, pain interference, disease activity, and greater functional limitation compared with individuals with axial spondyloarthritis but without either comorbidity.
Buckling of the hip joint, also referred to as "giving way," and hip injuries may be associated with hip pain worsening in patients with symptomatic hip osteoarthritis.
Change in pain and physical function score from baseline were chosen as the co-primary endpoints.
The reliability of retrospective and daily pain measurements was comparable among patients with hip osteoarthritis, except in individuals with severe intermittent pain for whom retrospective measurements may be less reliable.
Pain catastrophizing decreases over time in patients with RA who respond to DMARD treatment.
Preliminary evidence has found an association between the cannabinoid system and other rheumatic conditions, but the studies have not provided conclusive results that could drive recommendations.
The assessment of patient-reported components of the DAS28 can be a useful way to identify patients with fibromyalgic RA.
Widespread nonarthritic pain is linked to worse patient-reported and composite psoriatic arthritis activity measures.
Factors to be considered when choosing the correct nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for arthritis include effectiveness, concurrent health conditions, and frequency of use.
Radiofrequency denervation, typically used to treat lumbar and cervical zygapophyseal joint pain, has shown efficacy in treating thoracic zygapophyseal joint pain.
The percentage of patients with septic arthritis related to opioid or injection drug use was found to have increased from 2000 to 2013.
Investigators sought to evaluate intra-articular onabotulinumtoxinA 400 U and 200 U in reducing symptoms of knee OA in patients with nociceptive pain.
Consensi combines amlodipine besylate, a calcium-channel blocker (CCB), and celecoxib, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Clinical Pain Advisor Articles
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- Ensuring Safety During Long-Term Opioid Therapy
- Screening for Hyperglycemia Prior to Steroid Injections for Chronic Pain
- Drug Overdose Mortality Rates Rising in the United States
- Serum Vitamin D Levels and Risk for Migraine
- Rimegepant Orally Dissolving Formulation Provides Rapid Relief From Acute Migraine
- Updated Evidence-Based Recommendations for Buprenorphine Treatment
- Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
- Intervention by Pharmacists May Effectively Reduce Use of Inappropriate Medications in the Elderly
- Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
- Give Thanks: The Role of Gratitude in Combating Burnout
- Persistent Back Pain Linked to Earlier Mortality in Older Women
- Cannabinoids May Be Effective on Experimental Pain Threshold and Tolerance, Not Intensity
- PainDETECT May Not Be Optimal to Detect Neuropathic Components of Orofacial Pain