A bedside quantitative sensory testing using inexpensive handheld devices indicates that this test may reliably be used to assess sensory profiles in patients with neuropathic pain. Bedside Quantitative Sensory Testing May Reliably Assess Sensory Profiles in Neuropathic Pain Orginally Published At: Neuropathic Pain
• The FLACC scale is reliable and sensitive to procedural pain in young children• The FLACC scale may not be specific for procedural pain assessment• Circumstances of procedure interfere with application of the FLACC scale The Psychometric Properties of the FLACC Scale Used to Assess Procedural Pain. Orginally Published At: Pain Journal
Experimental Low Back Pain Decreased Trunk Muscle Activity in Currently Asymptomatic Recurrent Low Back Pain Patients During Step Tasks
Low back pain (LBP) is the primary musculoskeletal cause of disability globally.34 Most LBP patients suffer from recurrent LBP (R-LBP).60 R-LBP is defined as individual episodes of LBP after minimum 1 month without preceding pain59 and has been suggested to predispose to persistent LBP from multiple factors.47 Although the underlying mechanisms in transition from recurrent […]
The FDA has approved AbbVie’s elagolix (Orilissa) product, a drug specifically developed for women with moderate to severe endometriosis pain. FDA Approves Endometriosis Pain Management Treatment Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times
Trait- and Frequency-Dependent Dysfunctional Habituation to Trigeminal Nociceptive Stimulation in Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias.
• Trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias share a deficit of habituation to trigeminal pain.• Defective habituation to pain is detectable only at faster stimulation frequencies.• In TACs common pathogenetic factors parallel with similarities in clinical features. Trait- and Frequency-Dependent Dysfunctional Habituation to Trigeminal Nociceptive Stimulation in Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias. Orginally Published At: Pain Journal