Musculoskeletal Disorders

Opioid Prescriptions for Musculoskeletal Conditions Increase Patient Satisfaction

Opioid Prescriptions for Musculoskeletal Conditions Increase Patient Satisfaction

The researchers found that 13.1% of patients with musculoskeletal conditions were opioid users, and those using prescribed opioids were more likely to be highly satisfied with their care.

Trigger Point Injection Effective for Pelvic Floor Spasm in Men

Trigger Point Injection Effective for Pelvic Floor Spasm in Men

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Trigger point injection as an adjunct to physical therapy is well tolerated and improves symptoms of pelvic floor muscle spasm in approximately 50% of patients with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome.

Additional Tool for Juvenile Dermatomyositis Diagnosis: Muscle MRI

Additional Tool for Juvenile Dermatomyositis Diagnosis: Muscle MRI

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Muscle MRI may complement a physician's objective assessment in juvenile dermatomyositis, although negative MRI findings should not preclude treatment continuation.

Vitamin D Deficiency and Chronic Tension-Type Headache

Vitamin D Deficiency and Chronic Tension-Type Headache

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A relationship may be present between serum vitamin D levels and chronic tension-type headaches.

Updated Psoriatic Arthritis Outcome Measures Offer Greater Inclusion of Patient Concerns

Updated Psoriatic Arthritis Outcome Measures Offer Greater Inclusion of Patient Concerns

Outcome measurement tools for psoriatic arthritis have been updated by the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.

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