Microstructural Changes in the Trigeminal Nerve of Patients With Episodic Migraine Assessed Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

There is histological evidence of microstructural changes in the zygomaticotemporal branch of the trigeminal nerve in migraineurs. This raises the possibility that altered trigeminal nerve properties contribute to migrai...
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Weather Patterns Associated with Pain in Chronic-Pain Sufferers

The belief that weather influences people's health has been prevalent for millennia. Recent studies on the relationship between weather and pain for those who suffer from chronic pain remain indeterminate, with some stud...
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IL-23 in Arthritic and Inflammatory Pain Development in Mice

The cytokine, interleukin-23 (IL-23), can be critical for the progression of inflammatory diseases, including arthritis, and is often associated with T lymphocyte biology. We previously showed that certain lymphocyte-ind...
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Interleukin-10 Resolves Pain Hypersensitivity Induced by Cisplatin by Reversing Sensory Neuron Hyperexcitability

Understanding the mechanisms that drive transition from acute to chronic pain is essential to identify new therapeutic targets. The importance of endogenous resolution pathways acting as a "brake" to prevent development ...
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Development and Validation of a Prediction Tool for Pain Reduction in Adult Patients Undergoing Elective Lumbar Spinal Fusion: a Multicentre Cohort Study

On average, 56% of patients report a clinically relevant reduction in pain after lumbar spinal fusion (LSF). Preoperatively identifying which patient will benefit from LSF is paramount to improve clinical decision making...
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Vacuum myofascial therapy device for non-specific neck pain: A single blind randomized clinical trial

This study aimed to investigate the efficacy of a vacuum myofascial therapy device (VT) for improving pressure pain thresholds (PPTs), range of motion (ROM), neck pain-related disability, pain, and quality of life in pat...
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AAPM Statement on Racism in Health Care

The American Academy of Pain Medicine condemns racism and acknowledges its heavy toll on public health. Racial and ethnic disparities in pain treatment and pain treatment outcomes have been widely documented. AAPM is com...
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AAPM Past President Steven Stanos, DO Discusses COVID-19's Impact on the Opioid Epidemic with AMA

This morning AAPM Past President Steven Stanos, DO participated in an AMA COVID-19 UPDATE podcast  to discuss how the pandemic has impacted the nation's opioid epidemic. Dr. Stanos also serves as AAPM's re...
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AAPM COVID-19 Members’ Update, Pain Medicine Journal Going Digital

Yesterday AAPM President Ajay Wasan, MD MSc issued a COVID-19 update to members that highlighted the Academy's response to the pandemic and relevant resources that are available to members. He also announced that beginni...
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Free Live Webinar on Tele-PainCare May 27, 6 pm CT

This one-hour webinar is sponsored by Harvard Medtech and introduces a proven, innovative Tele-PainCare™ program that allows physician practices to generate immediate revenue by managing their patients' pain in the safet...
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