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Altered Brain Connectivity Patterns Associated With THC-Induced Analgesia

A reduction in the functional connectivity between the sensorimotor cortex and the anterior cingulate cortex and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex may be associated with δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol-associated analgesia in patients with chronic radicular neuropathic pain.

Altered Brain Connectivity Patterns Associated With THC-Induced Analgesia


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Is Pregabalin Effective for Chronic, Post-Traumatic Neuropathic Pain?

The primary outcome measure was pain rated in a diary completed by telephone each evening; secondary outcomes included measures of overall status, pain-related activity limitation, and sleep.

Is Pregabalin Effective for Chronic, Post-Traumatic Neuropathic Pain?


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Exploring the Clinical Implications of Cannabinoid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Preliminary evidence has found an association between the cannabinoid system and other rheumatic conditions, but the studies have not provided conclusive results that could drive recommendations.

Exploring the Clinical Implications of Cannabinoid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis


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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


Orginally Published At: Musculoskeletal Pain