Small fiber neuropathy (SFN) is a condition in which the thinly myelinated Aδ- and unmyelinated C-fibers are affected. The clinical picture is dominated by neuropathic pain, but other sensory symptoms and autonomic complaints may also be present.19 SFN is not a rare disorder, but has mainly been underdiagnosed. There is a conservative minimum incidence estimation […]
Last week on Twitter I promoted the “new organ” story much too uncritically, because it seemed neat and I was in a hurry: Seemingly solid layers of connective tissue turn out to be chock-a-block with a previously unknown but extensive system of lymphatic “spaces.” Many implications for pathology. How was this missed? It’s wrecked by […]
Once on preventive therapy, these neuroscience specialist pharmacists will offer coaching for members to achieve optimal medication adherence, and to help members avoid migraine triggers.
Express Scripts Officials Offer Value-Based Migraine Program
Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times
Musculoskeletal pain affects a vast majority of the population at some stage during the lifespan.4 After an initial painful musculoskeletal event, such as whiplash or an acute back sprain, recurrent episodes of pain separated by pain-free periods are common.11,18,31 Although, the mechanisms for pain recurrence are unclear unresolved tissue pathology is not considered a driving […]
Paclitaxel is a commonly used chemotherapeutic agent for the treatment of breast and other cancers12. Unfortunately, its use is often associated with significant neurotoxicity, especially resulting in sensory peripheral neuropathies that are often accompanied by neuropathic pain and are frequently severe and resistant to intervention. Paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy (PIPN) results from damage to, or dysfunction […]