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Pain Management

Discrepancies Between Patient-Reported Triggers and Onset of Migraine Attacks

Sep 12, 2022

Many self-reported migraine triggers may not actually induce migraine attacks, but electronic tools may help patients more accurately identify triggers. “Many people living with migraine beli...

Psychological Determinants of Placebo Responders in Pain

Aug 22, 2022

A study examining psychological factors that predict the magnitude of placebo hypoalgesia and individual responsiveness found significant placebo effects in patients with temporomandibular disorder an...

Inability to Avoid Migraine Pain Causes Helplessness

Jul 05, 2022

Evidence indicates that pain avoidance behaviors are often heightened after recent pain events and can be disrupted when people experience uncontrollable stress. “This disruption can lead to malad...

From the Physician Editor-in-Chief - Chronic Pain: We Need to Ask “Why?”

May 31, 2022

According to the CDC, there are approximately 50 million people in the US living in chronic pain. We all know about the opioid crisis, and this knowledge has done nothing to help alleviate pain many a...

Neuroborreliosis in India - A Diagnostic Challenge and a Great Mimicker: A Case Series.

May 23, 2022

Neuroborreliosis is generally known to be a disease confined to the Western part of the globe. It is not commonly encountered in this part of the world. Interestingly, we recently came across a series...

Idiopathic combined retinal vessels occlusion in a pregnant woman: a case report.

May 16, 2022

Ocular vascular occlusion is an extremely rare event, especially in the young population. This diagnosis is always associated with active systemic diseases in young adults and needs thrombophilia work...

Musculoskeletal Pain & its impact on QoL & Functional Exercise Capacity in PAH Patients

May 12, 2022

Pathophysiological implications of the illness and the medications used to treat PAH may have a negative impact on the musculoskeletal system. For a study, researchers sought to determine the prevalen...

The association between chronic pain and pre-and-post migration experiences in resettled humanitarian refugee women residing in Australia.

May 09, 2022

Refugee women are potentially at increased risk for chronic pain due to circumstances both in the pre-migration and post-settlement setting. However, this relationship between refugee-related challeng...

Systemic Lupus Erythematous and Neuromyelitis Optica Causing Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure.

May 02, 2022

BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a rare neurological disease characterized by attacks of transverse myelitis and optic neuritis, contiguous spinal cord lesions on more than 3 vertebral segment...

Evaluating the safety, feasibility, and efficacy of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques in chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: A systematic review.

Apr 25, 2022

This systematic review was conducted to evaluate the best available evidence regarding the use of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques for managing chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN)...

CCDB: A database for exploring inter-chemical correlations in metabolomics and exposomics datasets.

Apr 25, 2022

Inter-chemical correlations in metabolomics and exposomics datasets provide valuable information for studying relationships among chemicals reported for human specimens. With an increase in the number...

Sports injury prevention programmes from the sports physical therapist's perspective: An international expert Delphi approach.

Apr 18, 2022

To provide consensus on how to plan, organize and implement exercise-based injury prevention program (IPP) in sports.Delphi.LimeSurvey platform.Experienced sports physical therapists from the Internat...

Expert Consensus on the Use of Teprotumumab for the Management of Thyroid Eye Disease Using a Modified-Delphi Approach.

Apr 18, 2022

Teprotumumab is the first treatment for thyroid eye disease (TED), a debilitating autoinflammatory condition, approved by the Food and Drug Administration in the United States, which reduces proptosis...

Efficacy of myofascial therapy and kinesitherapy in improving function in shoulder pathology with prolonged immobilization: A randomized, single-blind, controlled trial.

Apr 11, 2022

The best physiotherapeutic approach in shoulder pathology that generates prolonged immobilization is still uncertain. Kinesitherapy remains the most widely used option. Myofascial therapy is a therape...

A Comparison of Two Regimens for Post-Caesarean Section Analgesia in a Tertiary Health Centre in Northern Nigeria.

Apr 04, 2022

Post-caesarean section pain is a problem i n our environment. Though many modalities for pain management exist, there is the need to investigate safer and affordable regimens that will provide adequat...

Take-Home OAT During Pandemic Lowered Treatment Interruption

Mar 28, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine if higher opioid agonist therapy (OAT) take-home dosages early in the COVID-19 epidemic were related to treatment retention and opioid-related harm. A retr...

Solid-phase analytical derivatization as a tool for the quantification of steroid hormones in human urine with HPLC-Q-ToF detection.

Mar 28, 2022

A possibility of application of solid-phase analytical derivatization (SPAD) for the quantification of seven steroid hormones (testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, cortisone, cortisol, progesterone, 11...

HR1405-01, a Safe intravenous NSAID with superior anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities in preclinical trials.

Mar 28, 2022

Combinational utilization of intravenous non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) with opium analgesic is an effective alternative modality for pain control after surgery. This regimen is known ...

Advancement in the contemporary clinical diagnosis and treatment strategies of insomnia disorder.

Mar 21, 2022

This review is intended to provide an updated summary of, but not limited to, classification, etiopathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment strategies for insomnia disorder. The severity of insomnia symp...

Effects of melatonin administration on testicular hemodynamics, echotexture, steroids production, and semen parameters during the non-breeding season in Ossimi rams.

Mar 14, 2022

This study was conducted to determine the influence of a single subcutaneous (SC) injection of melatonin (18 and 36 mg) on testicular hemodynamics, echotexture, plasma testosterone concentration, and...