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The Brain Is Able to Anticipate Painful Movements Following Injury

Source: The Physiological Society When people are injured, how does the brain adapt the body's movements to help avoid pain? New research published in The Journal of Physiology investigates this question. Full story... &...
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Single Injection Alleviates Chemotherapy Pain for Months in Mice

Source: University of California San Diego School of Medicine Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found a new way to block a root cause of pain. The key is a naturally occurring prot...
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Four Factors Predict Chronic Opioid Use, Suggests Study by WVU Researchers

Source: West Virginia University Four factors increase the odds that a patient will wind up on chronic opioid therapy, suggests research conducted by a team of researchers led by Nilanjana Dwibedi, assistant professor in...
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Dextromethorphan in Fibromyalgia (DXM)

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Cortisone Shots for Neck Pain

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Association of Opioid-Related Adverse Drug Events with Clinical and Cost Outcomes among Surgical Patients in a Large Integrated Health Care Delivery System

‚Äč Source: JAMA Surgery Abstract: Importance: Opioids are commonly used for pain control during and after invasive procedures. However, opioid-related adverse drug events (ORADEs) are common and have been associated with ...
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Inpatient Opioid Use and Insufficient Weaning Pre-Discharge May Increase Outpatient Opioid Prescriptions

Source: American Thoracic Society According to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists who conducted the study, theirs is the first large-scale evaluation of the impact of in-hospital opioid prescribin...
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Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment including Specific Diaphragm Techniques Improves Pain and Disability in Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain: A Randomized Trial

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Effect of Fremanezumab Compared With Placebo for Prevention of Episodic Migraine: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Source: JAMA Abstract: Importance: Fremanezumab, a fully humanized monoclonal antibody that targets calcitonin gene-related peptide, may be effective for treating episodic migraine. Conclusions and Relevance: Among patie...
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Clinical Practice Guidelines for Neck and Low Back Pain in Outpatient Physical Therapy

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