Researchers found a substantial cohort of adults with diabetic peripheral neuropathy in the United States with high financial and social costs.
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.
The addition of gabapentin to valacyclovir within 72 hours of onset of a herpes zoster rash was not found to provide further relief from acute herpetic pain or to better prevent postherpetic neuralgia.
Group acupuncture may alleviate pain and improve quality of life in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy.
Live-attenuated zoster vaccine has demonstrated efficacy in reducing pain related to herpes zoster, as well as preventing both herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia, according to a study recently published in Vaccine. This study included 1018 individuals with herpes zoster, 509 of whom were vaccinated and 509 of whom were not. All participants were at least…
A single infusion of cetuximab was not associated with relief from therapy-resistant neuropathic pain.
Large studies examining the efficacy of intraoperative lidocaine infusions on breast cancer surgery-associated pain were found to be feasible.
A structured medical management program was found to improve outcomes in patients with trigeminal neuralgia after 2 years.
According to the results of a recent review, there is “insufficient” evidence to conclude that either nutmeg or St John’s wort are effective in helping treat pain in neuropathic conditions.
Mirogabalin was found to be safe, well tolerated, and effective at alleviating postherpetic neuralgia-associated pain.