Back & Spine Pain
Spinal cord stimulation delivered at 10-kHz improved chronic back and leg pain symptoms compared with lower-frequency therapy.
Prior to surgery, patients had a percutaneous lead inserted in the brachial plexus, femoral, or sciatic nerve using ultrasound guidance.
Fibromyalgia symptoms just "tip of the iceberg."
A new meta-analysis is suggesting that ketamine may be effective against persistent post-surgical pain (PPSP) and provide long-term benefits with just short-term use. Researchers from Australia reported at Euroanaesthesia 2016, which was held in London from May 27th to the 30th, that ketamine may have the potential to save health systems billions of dollars globally by…
A drug that treats opioid-induced constipation has doubled advanced cancer survival rates in responders.
Reassuring voice hypnosis might even beat antianxiety meds in lowering preoperative distress.
The setting of surgery is an excellent opportunity to explore the use of a decision aid to facilitate discussing tobacco use between clinicians and patients who smoke, according to the study's background information.
Pregabalin/gabapentin observed for clinically meaningfully advantages in the management of postoperative pain in adults.
Functional MRI may help clinicians with identifying new and effective pain medicines for patients with chronic pain.
The majority of opioid prescribing is attributable to a small proportion of practitioners, according to results published in the BMJ.