The Chronic Pain Connection: Analgesics Won't Pay for Sleep Debt

New research on mouse models may provide a greater understanding of the connection between pain intensity and sleep loss, a topic that...

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Treating Osteoarthritis With Fat Tissue: Therapy Reduces Inflammation

Encouraging results from a new therapeutic approach to treating bone joint conditions, including osteoarthritis and joint injury, have been reported by orthopedic physicians at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Lipogems®, a suction device that...

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Knee Replacement Surgery: Presurgical Opioids Worsen Pain Outcomes

On average, patients with osteoarthritis of the knee spend 13 years taking medications before undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and almost 25% of these are...

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No Consistency in Opioid Prescribing for Minor Injuries

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are voicing concern over disparate opioid prescribing patterns for minor injuries and the contribution of these to the public health crisis of opioid abuse and...

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Pain Catastrophizing: How Thinking Can Make it So

The impact of catastrophizing behavior on treatment outcomes for patients with chronic pain has been considered at some length in the PAINWeek curriculum. Robert Gatchel, PhD, professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington, has edited one of...

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FDA to Clinicians: Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care for Pain Management

Last week, the FDA released a draft of proposed changes to its extended release and long-acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesics REMS program that for the first time advocate for the education of healthcare providers on...

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