Pain / Anesthetics
New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis.
A specific molecule involved in maintaining pain after a nerve injury has been identified and blocked in mice by Hiroshima University researchers.
St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, has announced the SUNBURST study has demonstrated that Burst stimulation from St.
A new form of spinal cord stimulation has been shown to be more effective at alleviating chronic pain than the traditional method, without unwanted side effects.
Among patients with acute sciatica caused by a herniated lumbar disk (a condition also known as “acute radiculopathy”), a short course of oral steroids resulted in only modest improvement in…
A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has found, for the first time, evidence of neuroinflammation in key regions of the brains of patients with chronic pain.
Scherrer hopes further studies will lead to improved pain managementPatients who increased doses of opioid medicines to manage chronic pain were more likely to experience an increase in…
Musculoskeletal pain of the bone, joint and muscles is one of the most common reasons for primary care visits in the United States. According to a literature review appearing in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), chronic pain, or pain that persists beyond an expected period of healing, is estimated to affect 100 million Americans.
Scientists say that people who have a certain abnormality in their brain structure are more likely to develop chronic pain following a lower back injury, according to a study published in the journal Pain. Researchers from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine say their findings may initiate changes to the way physicians treat patients for pain…