Ketamine may alleviate depression, pain, and adverse effects associated with opioid treatment, and may thus represent an attractive adjunct therapy for pain management.
In a 3-year period, 45% of patients with trigeminal neuralgia received at least 3 unique treatments.
Transcranial random noise stimulation was shown to alleviate fibromyalgia-associated symptoms.
Opioid tolerance may be curbed by taking magnesium.
Pain, fatigue, and independence comprised the most important domains of patient-perceived remission in rheumatoid arthritis.
Pain is more common in those with depression and those with both depression and pain are more likely to have cognitive impairment.
"Improved pain management should be explored in patients who report high disease activity."
ASRA released a formal position statement requesting that the DEA reschedule marijuana.
Even slight reductions in body weight can improve pain and mobility in patients with arthritis.
Studies describing novel treatment avenues and/or complementary and alternative medicines for the treatment of pain in Parkinson's disease.
Findings show benefit at one year for overweight adults with diabetes mellitus at high risk of knee pain.
The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) plans to work with doctors of chiropractic (DCs), chiropractic assistants (CAs) and chiropractic doctoral students to continue bringing attention to the public health crisis caused by pain by launching a new campaign.
Young man leapt to his death after consuming marijuana-laced cookie.
The wireless device is the width of a human hair, small enough to implant in the brain. To deliver drugs, one would activate the instrument by remote control.
To learn more about National Pain Week, the future of chronic pain and chronic pain challenges, Clinical Pain Advisor sat down with Coralie Wales, PhD, a founding director of Chronic Pain Australia. More recently, Wales has taken on the role as Chronic Pain Australia's president.
Lidocaine 5 percent patches had no impact on measures of acute or persistent pain.
New research in Pediatrics suggests that children who are exposed to antibiotics could have an increased risk of newly diagnosed juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), but that antibiotic use could be a marker for abnormal immunity rather than a direct cause of JIA.
Although most said they'd let their physician know if asked, survey finds.
Two new codes would be established; would be used for conversations about care options.
Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice.
Tel Aviv University researchers believe they've found a way for patients to recover from fibromyalgia symptoms.
Wouldn't it be great if the brain could ignore chronic pain signals? Patients suffering from this condition would no longer have to go through the daily struggle of coping with it and researching new ways to alleviate some of the symptoms. BYU researchers are looking to find out if this is a possibility.
Published in Pain Medicine, a report concluded that 64.85% of CPCPs have called security and 51.52% have received threats.
Four out of five participants who used an available Web-based program made progress toward goals to reduce or eliminate pain or other unspecified medications.
Patients with moderate-severe chronic pain more likely to take antidepressants, prescription opioids.
No significant difference versus standard care for amputation, healing; but increase in mortality seen.
If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.
Smoking, alcohol use, overweight/obesity weakly tied to later pain.
Improvement in number of hours of direct exposure to sunlight without pain, quality of life.
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