Researchers examine the association between the knee adduction moment and increased knee pain during walking in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Widespread nonarthritic pain is linked to worse patient-reported and composite psoriatic arthritis activity measures.
Women with fibromyalgia were found to have elevated levels of endocannabinoidome lipid mediators.
Higher PainDETECT Scores, Neuropathic Pain Preoperatively May Increase Risk for Chronic Pain Post-TKRJuly 25, 2018
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.
Pfizer and Lilly announced positive results from a study evaluating tanezumab, an investigational humanized monoclonal antibody, for the treatment of OA pain.
Factors to be considered when choosing the correct NSAID for arthritis include effectiveness, concurrent health conditions, and frequency of use.
Psychosocial interventions such as patient education and relaxation techniques may help reduce pain after orthopedic surgery and improve quality of clinical care.
A panel of experts formulated consensus guidelines for physicians who use intravenous ketamine infusions to treat chronic pain.
The percentage of patients with septic arthritis related to opioid or injection drug use was found to have increased from 2000 to 2013.
Zoledronic acid did not significantly reduce knee pain or bone marrow lesion size overall in patients with knee osteoarthritis over 24 months.
Tofacitinib may provide a fast and prolonged analgesic effect in patients with rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis who are unresponsive to csDMARD or to TNFi, as well as in individuals with ankylosing spondylitis.
Investigators sought to determine whether initial high disease activity or changes in disease activity contribute to the development of persistent depression among patients with early rheumatoid arthritis.
Calcium phosphate cement loaded with bupivacaine vs ropivacaine may accelerate functional recovery after bone reconstruction surgery and maintain bone-filling properties.
Liposomal bupivacaine use in patients undergoing TKA is not associated with clinically meaningful reductions in inpatient opioid use.
Percutaneous vertebroplasty for acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures may not provide analgesic benefits superior to a sham procedure.
Regional anesthesia is associated with a lower opioid consumption in both knee and hip replacement surgeries, compared to general anesthesia.
Education Plus Exercise, Single Corticosteroid Injection Effective in Long Term for Gluteal TendinopathyMay 28, 2018
Education combined with exercise as well as a single corticosteroid injection may be more effective than a wait-and-see approach for alleviating gluteal tendinopathy-associated pain.
Adding an exercise regimen to a comprehensive educational program for the management of greater trochanteric pain syndrome may not bring significant benefit.
The relationship between pain and cognitive dysfunction was explained by sleep disturbance and depressive symptoms.
A number of factors that include age, the presence of enthesitis, and depressive symptoms may be associated with neuropathic pain in ankylosing spondylitis.
A set of psychosocial and sociodemographic factors may be associated with pain levels in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Intraoperative periarticular local anesthetic infiltration and psoas compartment block may provide comparable analgesia after total hip arthroplasty.
Addition of an interspace between the popliteal artery and capsule of the posterior knee block and adductor canal block to periarticular injection is associated with less pain after TKA.
Sciatic nerve block may represent an effective complement to femoral nerve block for total knee arthroplasty.
In patients with painful hip osteoarthritis, an intramuscular glucocorticoid injection may effectively alleviate hip pain in the short-term.
Corticosteroids appear to be a reasonable alternative to NSAIDs for the treatment of acute pain as a result of gout.
Multimodal analgesia after hip or knee arthroplasty may be associated with fewer complications and reduced opioid prescriptions and hospital length of stay, compared with unimodal analgesia.
The available evidence suggests that radiofrequency ablation is a feasible treatment option for chronic hip pain associated with degenerative diseases.
Intravenous and subcutaneous administration of tanezumab may provide similar analgesia and tolerability in patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis.
Pain catastrophizing may be associated with a reduced ability to effectively distract the mind from pain in patients with fibromyalgia.
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