Pain neuroscience education, targeted motor control training more effective for chronic spinal pain
Group cognitive behavioral therapy and pain education may be more effective than usual care for improving pain and physical function in patients presenting with chronic pain at low-income clinics.
Tai chi interventions may be more effective at treating fibromyalgia than aerobic exercise.
Compared with opioids, nonopioid treatments may be equally beneficial for patients with chronic back pain or osteoarthritis hip or knee pain.
Both modified cognitive behavioral therapy and pain education interventions were associated with improved pain in patients with disadvantaged backgrounds.
The quality of sleep partly relieved the correlation between PSTD and pain intensity, interference.
Intravenous, patch lidocaine might be effective in treating, preventing chronic pain.
Weight loss in obese individuals may lead to reduced pain, affect, and somatic symptoms associated with chronic pain.
A combination of psychoeducation, cognitive-based therapy, visualization, and breathing exercises may represent a tolerable and readily accepted complementary therapeutic approach for adolescent patients with chronic pain.
The Veterans Administration and Department of Defense issue a clinical practice guideline regarding opioid therapy for chronic pain in veterans.
Conditions such as chronic disease, mental illness, or substance abuse commonly overlap with each other and with poverty, which contributes to poor health.
Developments in functional, structural, and neurochemical imaging could help predict individuals with acute pain who are likely to progress to chronic pain.
Prepubertal children who regularly engage in sedentary behavior have an increased likelihood of experiencing various pain conditions.
Pain management specialists may have an important role to play in the treatment of patients with chronic visceral pain.
Acceptance and commitment therapy can have positive outcomes in adults with chronic pain.
Young adults with sleep problems have increased risks of developing chronic pain and experiencing worsening in pain severity.
The CDC's new guideline regarding opioid therapy for chronic pain focuses on balancing potential benefits and harms to the patient.
Patient monitoring and pain specialist support can help primary care practitioners better manage their patients taking opioids for chronic pain.
According to a study in the Journal of Pain, nearly 50 million adults in the United States live with chronic significant or severe pain.
Naloxegol functions as a peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist in tissues such as the gastrointestinal tract, thereby decreasing the constipating effects of opioids.
Chronic pain and depression symptoms are common among patients with HIV.
A significant number of pain patients who use alternative therapies have not discussed them with their clinicians.
Researchers have developed a way to determine back pain patients' risk for chronic pain.
Some HIV-positive patients may be employing harmful self-management strategies to cope with chronic pain.
The benefits of CranioSacral Therapy may not outweigh the intensive training and medical costs associated with the treatment.
Hydrocodone bitartrate is difficult to crush, break, or dissolve, making it resistant to abuse.
Compared with patients without chronic pain, opioid users had higher risks of injuries and toxicity/poisoning resulting in hospital inpatient admissions.
An obese patient with chronic hepatitis C, diabetes, advanced cirrhosis, and fatty pancreas presents with chronic right-to-middle upper-abdomen pain.
Due to the limited amount of high-quality human studies, craniosacral therapy should not be suggested as a first-line treatment.
Identifying and modifying risk factors through engaging in preventative health activities is the key to achieving good health from head to toe, and is the backbone of primary care.