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Research & Reviews  552 results

Effectiveness of smartphone apps for the self-management of low back pain in adults: a ...
Disability and Rehabilitation; Didyk C, Lewis LK et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2021 - To explore the effectiveness of smartphone apps for the self-management of low back pain in adults. Prospectively registered systematic review of randomised controlled trials (2008-) published in English. Studies investigating smartphone apps for ...

Patient preferences for treatment of lumbar disc herniation: a discrete choice experiment.
Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine; Gadjradj PS, Smeele NVR et. al.

Nov 27th, 2021 - Lumbar discectomy is a frequently performed procedure to treat sciatica caused by lumbar disc herniation. Multiple surgical techniques are available, and the popularity of minimally invasive surgical techniques is increasing worldwide. Clinical ou...

Lumbosacral Discogenic Pain Syndrome

Nov 23rd, 2021 - Background Spinal abnormalities are more common in athletes than in non-athletes in the general population. Any spinal injury pattern can be observed in athletes who are subjected to trauma. Athletes are susceptible to degenerative disc changes at...

Qianghuo Shengshi decoction exerts anti-inflammatory and analgesic via MAPKs/CREB signa...
Journal of Ethnopharmacology; Hu N, Wang C et. al.

Oct 29th, 2021 - Traditional Chinese Medicine Qianghuo Shengshi decoction (QSD) is widely used in the treatment of nervous headache, rheumatoid arthritis, sciatica, allergic purpura, and other clinical diseases in China. However, the underlying mechanisms of its a...

Genetics of intervertebral disc disease: A review.
Clinical Anatomy (New York, N.Y.); Ravichandran D, Pillai J et. al.

Oct 25th, 2021 - Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) is a common musculoskeletal disease affecting about 5% of all individuals. It is characterized by lumbar disc herniation, which causes nerve root irritation, either mechanically or via inflammatory mediators, and...

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Guidelines  1 results

Guidance on the management of pain in older people.
Age and Ageing; Abdulla A, Adams N et. al.

Feb 27th, 2013 - This guidance document reviews the epidemiology and management of pain in older people via a literature review of published research. The aim of this document is to inform health professionals in any care setting who work with older adults on best...

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Drugs  28 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  42 results

Soft Tissue Techniques in Piriformis Syndrome

Sep 20th, 2021 - Piriformis syndrome is caused by prolonged or excessive contraction of the piriformis muscle. Because of the close proximity to the sciatic nerve, piriformis syndrome is associated with pain in the buttocks, hips, and lower limbs. Yeoman was the f...

Subclinical Propionibacterium Acnes Infection Estimation in the Intervertebral Disc (SPInE-ID)

Sep 20th, 2021 - INTRODUCTION Low back pain is a frequent condition in the population, as well as vertebral endplates abnormalities, described by Modic et al.(1,2), that affect up to 6% of the general population, and, up to 46% of patients with low back pain(3). M...

BOL-DP-o-04 in Patients With Low Back Pain and Sciatica

Sep 2nd, 2021 - A Prospective, Single-Center, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of BOL-DP-o-04 in Patients with Low Back Pain and Sciatica. The study is aimed to evaluate the pain-relieving effect of BOL-DP-o-04, in addition to SOC, on Low Back Pain and Scia...

Use of PET/MR Imaging in Chronic Pain

Jul 2nd, 2021 - The diagnosis and management of chronic and neuropathic pain syndromes remains a major clinical challenge, and this failure is partly attributed to our inability to identify the hypersensitive and inflammatory changes in the pain-sensing part of o...

Intradiscal Discogel® in Resistant Sciatica

Jun 18th, 2021 - Since chymopapain was taken off the market in 2002, no percutaneous treatment has been proven to be a valuable alternative to surgical discectomy in herniated disk-related sciatica. Intradiscal injection of alcohol was a possibly efficient techniq...

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News  85 results

Low Back Pain: Does Exercise Help? What Type?

Oct 29th, 2021 - Last month, I posted a case from my own practice to highlight issues of pain management in primary care. To recap: The patient was a 50-year-old construction laborer with new-onset low back pain without sciatica. I asked for, and received, numerou...

Low Back Pain: What Works? What Doesn't?

Sep 30th, 2021 - To focus on issues of pain management in primary care, this month I'm presenting a clinical scenario drawn from my own practice. I'll tell you what I plan to do, but I'm most interested in crowdsourcing a response from all of you to collectively d...

Strange Object Lodged in Patient's Spine, Yet Jury Clears MD

Jul 12th, 2021 - Physicians have often been found negligent for leaving a foreign object in a patient during surgery. In this malpractice case, however, the anesthesiologist claimed no knowledge or ownership of an item found in the patient's spine after surgery — ...

Surgery vs Epidural Steroid Injection for Sciatica Secondary to Herniated Lumbar Disc

Mar 25th, 2021 - Takeaway The use of transforaminal epidural steroid injection (TFESI) as the initial invasive treatment was similarly effective to surgical microdiscectomy (SM) at reducing pain and disability for sciatica secondary to herniated lumbar disc, with ...

Little Help, Possible Harm of Antidepressants for Musculoskeletal Pain

Jan 22nd, 2021 - Antidepressants are of little help and may possibly be harmful in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain, new research suggests. Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis show that serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) or ...

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Patient Education  6 results see all →