A fresh data point in the argument for multimodal approaches to chronic pain was presented last week at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2016 annual meeting. A survey of patients with chronic low back pain found that although they are more likely than patients with other pain presentations to receive prescriptions for opioids, the respondents...Read More
Researchers from the University of Delaware have announced receipt of a grant from the National Institutes of Health to initiate a new study of the relationship between anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery and subsequent development of osteoarthritis (OA). The research...Read More
New research conducted at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine may advance the characterization of, and treatment selection for, Crohn's disease, which thus far has been difficult to successfully treat due to...Read More
Results of a recently conducted randomized controlled trial suggest that Tai Chi may be as effective as neck exercises in the management of chronic neck pain. According to the authors...Read More
Findings from a new study conducted at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggest that a rethinking of the placebo effect may be in order. The research on patients with chronic low back pain concluded that those who knowingly received a placebo along with traditional therapy reported...Read More
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