A substantial proportion of the increased cardiovascular risk in patients with OA can be attributed to these commonly used drugs.
A bio-psychosocial approach geared to the patient’s specific needs, preferences, priorities, and pain characteristics.
Here: a look at what’s on the therapeutic horizon.
Effective alternatives you may want to consider for your patients.
The challenge: to reduce the dose without an increase in patient-reported pain intensity.
An alternative to opioids is shown to be effective in patients with diabetic neuropathy, complex regional pain syndrome, and failed spine surgery.
Which type of physical activity best relieves symptoms? What underlies the hypersensitivity of fibromyalgia? Recent studies offer answers.
What’s new: cognitive behavioral therapy can combat opioid misuse, virtual reality provides an escape from pain, and an app helps prevent painful sports injuries.
When should you worry?
Safe alternative to drugs or unproven intervention with potential for harm? Experts weigh the pros and cons.