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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


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Upcoming Study to Test Efficacy of Acupuncture in Treating Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Investigators hypothesize that needle and laser acupuncture may improve clinical and subjective symptoms in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Upcoming Study to Test Efficacy of Acupuncture in Treating Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy


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Point-of-Care Conduction Device May Accurately Screen for Polyneuropathy in At-Risk Populations

A point-of-care conduction device may provide accurate measurements of nerve amplitude potential and conduction velocity for the diagnosis of polyneuropathy in older patients.

Point-of-Care Conduction Device May Accurately Screen for Polyneuropathy in At-Risk Populations


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Clinical and Research Applications of Screening and Assessment Questionnaires for Neuropathic Pain

Specific countries officially recommend some screening questionnaires for the early assessment of neuropathic pain, with France recommending the DN4 and Germany recommending PainDETECT.

Clinical and Research Applications of Screening and Assessment Questionnaires for Neuropathic Pain


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Pain Interference Associated With Depression, Pain Self-Efficacy in Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

Patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain on long-term opioid therapy who report high levels of pain may be more likely to have moderate to high pain interference.

Pain Interference Associated With Depression, Pain Self-Efficacy in Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain


Orginally Published At: Musculoskeletal Pain