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Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower in Women With Active Migraine

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower in Women With Active Migraine

Prevalence of active migraine decreased linearly in the 24 years prior to diabetes diagnosis.

Early PT Linked to Less Opioid Use in Musculoskeletal Pain

For opioid-naive patients, early physical therapy tied to less opioid use in shoulder, neck, knee, back pain.

BMI May Mediate Inverse Link Between Fiber Intake, Knee Osteoarthritis

But link between fiber intake and knee osteoarthritis was significant in only 1of 2 studies.

Opinion

Magnesium for patients taking opioids for pain

Patients who are taking opioids can manage their tolerance by taking magnesium 500mg.

Collaborating on interventional pain management in primary care

Interventional pain specialists can work together with primary care providers to provide the best care for patients managing chronic pain.

As opioid prescription rates decrease, overdose deaths remain the same: Is this progress?

A national push to decrease opioid prescription rates has not led to a net decrease in overdose deaths. Has progress been made?

Clinical Features

Current Guidelines for Management of Low Back Pain

Current Guidelines for Management of Low Back Pain

An estimated 31 million Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their lifetime.

Case Study: Elbow and Biceps Pain After a Fall

Case Study: Elbow and Biceps Pain After a Fall

An elderly man presents to the emergency department with elbow and biceps pain after falling on the stairs.

Slideshows

Image of the Week: Which Antibiotic Is Causing This Patient's Heel Pain?

Image of the Week: Which Antibiotic Is Causing This Patient's Heel Pain?

A 35-year-old man presents with progressive right heel pain that has recently worsened and is affecting his ability to walk. ...

Ortho Dx: Leg Pain and Numbness

Ortho Dx: Leg Pain and Numbness

A 33-year-old man presents with pain and numbness in the lateral expect of his lower left leg that has persisted ...

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