The chronic use of opioids was found to be low in individuals with musculoskeletal pain, and to have decreased from 2008 to 2014.
Risk Factors Associated With Chronic Opioid Use in Musculoskeletal Pain
Orginally Published At: Musculoskeletal Pain
Biological vulnerability has been on my mind a lot lately. Imagine the most structural, biomechanical, tissue-in-trouble problems that can cause chronic pain. Things that seem very likely to hurt: A neuroma on a nerve root. A calcified, elongate styloid process stabbing someone in the throat (Eagle’s syndrome). An entrapped cluneal nerve in the butt, being […]
Over the years I have vented quite a lot about some of the kooky and hostile e-mail I get. Today I’d like to show some gratitude for some of the awesome e-mail I get. Recently an expert contacted me with some earnest concern about one of my articles. I responded with enthusiasm, because I saw […]
A task force of the International Association for the Study of Pain proposes a classification of chronic pain as either chronic primary or chronic secondary pain, when chronic pain represents the major complaint and when chronic pain is secondary to a chronic disorder, respectively.
IASP Updates Classification of Chronic Pain
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