Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) commonly accompanies chronic pain. Population-based data from the National Comorbidity Survey suggest that prevalence of PTSD in patients with chronic pain is nearly 4 times that of the general population, controlling for sociodemographic characteristics.29 Estimates of PTSD in individuals with chronic pain range from 10 to 50%,3 depending on sample characteristics […]
It is commonly accepted that pain can occur in the absence of apparent tissue damage, which is often the case in chronic pain17. Furthermore, beliefs and expectations can influence the experience of pain1. The fear-avoidance model of chronic pain provides a cognitive-behavioural explanation on how acute pain may turn into chronic pain, and how pain […]
I know who I think won this acupuncture debate, but of course none of the arguments will convince anyone who has already made up their minds. There just aren’t many fence-sitters left on this topic. My commenting on it is just “virtue signalling,”?Virtue signalling is the conspicuous expression of moral values done primarily with the […]
Treatment with the capsaicin 8% patch Qutenza may be more effective than pregabalin for reducing the intensity and area of dynamic mechanical allodynia and for complete resolution of the disorder.
Capsaicin Patch Superior to Pregabalin for Alleviating, Resolving Dynamic Mechanical Allodynia
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