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Vitamin D Lessens Pain in Women With Diabetes, Depression
The use of vitamin D decreases pain in women who have type 2 diabetes mellitus and depression, according to a recent study, and more research is in the works.
Hyaluronic Acid Injections on Par With NSAIDs in Knee OA
The news is particularly auspicious for older patients who are at greater risk for NSAID-related events.
Pain Presents in All Shapes and Sizes: A Photo Quiz
Pain has a wide variety of presentations, often making the diagnosis a significant challenge. Test your knowledge of signs and symptoms in this week's photo quiz.
New Hope for Cluster Headache Sufferers?
The sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) has recently been the target of a novel treatment for patients with cluster headaches. A sham-controlled randomized study of an implantable stimulator of the SPG offers encouraging preliminary results.
Program Aims to Upgrade Pain Management Education
Clinicians’ understanding of pain and their pain management skills vary widely because there is no educational framework.
Understanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
CRPS may involve central and peripheral factors, the latter including an inflammatory process, peripheral sensitization, and changes in sodium channels.
Pain Problems—A Photo Essay
Lofgren syndrome, lumbar disk herniation, suppurative appendicitis with rupture, rotator cuff impingement syndrome, aortic dissection.
Low Back Pain: Tips from an Expert on the Evaluation
Raymond Haroun, MD, works through the evaluation of low back pain and radiculopathy.