Thursday, 25 Apr 2019


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07 Nov 2018 News Guidelines for Patellofemoral Pain
30 Oct 2018 Slide of the day Common Causes of Nonarticular Pain
26 Oct 2018 Social RT @DanielHSolomon: Persistent Opioid Use Among Injured Workers’ Compensation Claimants
25 Oct 2018 ACR Video Dr. David Borenstein: Pain
24 Oct 2018 Social RT @samwhittle: This enjoyable #ACR18 #fibromyalgia session is an appropriate time for a couple of periodic reminders: 1. Pain is an outpu…
23 Oct 2018 Social RT @samwhittle: #ACR18 Neil Basu from Aberdeen showing some lovely functional brain imaging data that implies that #fibromyalgia symptoms i…
23 Oct 2018 Social RT @DrBhana: Dr. Spiegal: Virtual Reality for reduction of acute pain, significant reduction compared to controls, NNT = 4, better than opi…
17 Oct 2018 Blog Pain: Objectifying a Subjective Symptom
10 Oct 2018 News Complex Pain Syndromes in the Emergency Room
09 Oct 2018 News Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - a Leading Cause of Work Related Disability
08 Oct 2018 News Anxiety and Depression are Common in Arthritis Patients
05 Oct 2018 Social RCT of Low dose amitriptyline 25 mg vs benztropine 1 mg failed to show signficiant 3 and 6 mos benefit in patients with chronic low back pain. but there was significant improvement in disability at 3mos but not at 6 mos.
05 Oct 2018 Social Gabapentin (GABA) is 10th most Prescribed drug in USA; 22% of opioid abusers abuse GABA (also high in EU); off label use is pervasive; GABA assoc w/ overdose deaths in Tenn (4%), (15%), NC (20%), KY (41%). Should it be Schedule V
29 Sep 2018 Slide of the day Think Fibromyalgia
26 Sep 2018 Social BMS - Burning Mouth Syndrome - a variant of chronic pain. Affects 4% in Sweden, mostly middle-aged & elderly women. Pts present with severe burning or stinging, usually the tongue, dysgeusia, xerostomia and skin disorders.
25 Sep 2018 Social Large EMR study of 8,879 fibromyalgias patiens found 34 suicide attempts and 96 suicidal ideation events predicted by obesity & drug dependance but prevented with more frequent outpatient engagement
19 Sep 2018 News FDA's Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Finalized
13 Sep 2018 News Lower Income Elderly are More Likely to Use Opioids
31 Aug 2018 Social Study of 2,976 osteoarthritis patients shows primary drivers to healthcare utilization are moderate to severe pain (47%), insomnia (55%) and depression (45%)
09 Aug 2018 Social OTC sleep aids I prefer: Valerian root, Tylenol PM, Mg containing powders or qhs "tea like" drinks (Ionic Fizz, Calme, Magnesium Serene). Melatonin is not a sleep drug - its a circadian sleep cycle aid that works as a placebom if at all.