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.
Pain catastrophizing decreases over time in patients with RA who respond to DMARD treatment.
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.
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).
The relationship between pain and cognitive dysfunction was explained by sleep disturbance and depressive symptoms.
Illness perceptions are important in the relationship between back pain and health-related quality of life in patients suspected of axial spondyloarthritis.
In patients with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis who are at higher risk for cardiovascular events, celecoxib may be safer compared with naproxen or ibuprofen when these drugs are taken alone or in combination with aspirin.
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