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Increased Number of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Sites Associated With Low Physical Activity in Older Adults

The number of chronic musculoskeletal pain sites may be associated with the level of low and moderate to vigorous physical activity in older adults.

Increased Number of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Sites Associated With Low Physical Activity in Older Adults


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Higher PainDETECT Scores, Neuropathic Pain Preoperatively May Increase Risk for Chronic Pain Post-TKR

Individuals with knee osteoarthritis who have indicators of high vs low/no levels of neuropathic pain may be at elevated risk for chronic pain after total knee replacement surgery.

Higher PainDETECT Scores, Neuropathic Pain Preoperatively May Increase Risk for Chronic Pain Post-TKR


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Neuropathic Symptoms Worsen Quality of Life, Function in Hip, Knee Osteoarthritis

Neuropathic-like symptoms may affect pain-related quality of life ratings and function in patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis, respectively.

Neuropathic Symptoms Worsen Quality of Life, Function in Hip, Knee Osteoarthritis


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Reproductive Dysfunction Risk in Women Taking Long-Term Opioids for Musculoskeletal Pain

Women prescribed long- vs short-term opioids for chronic musculoskeletal pain may be at increased risk for menopause and abnormal menstruation.

Reproductive Dysfunction Risk in Women Taking Long-Term Opioids for Musculoskeletal Pain


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Are Anticonvulsants Effective for Low Back Pain?

For this review, the authors searched 5 large databases for studies that compared the use of anticonvulsants (i.e., topiramate, gabapentin, pregabalin) in adult patients with LBP, sciatica, or neurogenic claudication with placebo.

Are Anticonvulsants Effective for Low Back Pain?


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Ultrasound-Guided Pulsed Radiofrequency May Be Effective for Thoracic Post-Herpetic Neuralgia Pain

Ultrasound-guided pulsed radiofrequency applied to intercostal nerves may be safe and effective for managing thoracic postherpetic neuralgia-associated pain.

Ultrasound-Guided Pulsed Radiofrequency May Be Effective for Thoracic Post-Herpetic Neuralgia Pain


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Sustained-Release Sodium Nitrite for Diabetic Neuropathic Pain Not Associated With Headaches

A sustained-release formulation of sodium nitrite may not be associated with headaches and dizziness reported by patients treated with the immediate-release formulation of sodium nitrite for diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Sustained-Release Sodium Nitrite for Diabetic Neuropathic Pain Not Associated With Headaches


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EEG Features as Markers of Neuropathic Pain in Spinal Cord Injury

Patients with subacute spinal cord injury may present electroencephalographic features that predate the onset of neuropathic pain and may serve both as markers and predictors of neuropathic pain.

EEG Features as Markers of Neuropathic Pain in Spinal Cord Injury


Orginally Published At: Neuropathic Pain