The value of interdisciplinary treatment for sickness absence in chronic pain: a nationwide register-based cohort study.

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Interdisciplinary treatment (IDT) is an internationally recommended intervention for chronic pain, despite inconclusive evidence of its effects on sickness absence.With data from 25,613 patients in Swedish specialist healthcare, we compared […]

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The Incidence of Mental Disorders Increases over Time in Patients with Cancer Pain: Data from a Retrospective Cohort Study.

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It is well known that cancer patients more seldom have a psychiatric disorder than noncancer patients with chronic pain. Conversely, earlier studies have suggested that, at the psychiatric level, long-term […]

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Slowing in peak-alpha frequency recorded after experimentally-induced muscle pain is not significantly different between high and low pain-sensitive subjects.

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Peak alpha frequency (PAF) reduces during cutaneous pain, but no studies have investigated PAF during movement-related muscle pain. Whether high-pain sensitive (HPS) individuals exhibit a more pronounced PAF response to […]

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Characteristics and Network Influence of Providers Involved in the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Back, Neck or Joint Pain in Arkansas.

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Increasing emphasis on guidelines and prescription drug monitoring programs highlight the role of healthcare providers in pain treatment. Objectives of this study were to identify characteristics of key players and […]

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Relevant factors for neurologists to define effectiveness of migraine preventive drugs and take decisions on treatment. My-LIFE European Delphi survey.

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Clinical guidelines agree that preventive treatment should be considered in patients with uncontrolled migraine despite acute medications or patients with ≥4 migraine days per month. However, the criteria to define […]

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Measuring pain in oncology outpatients: Numeric Rating Scale versus acceptable/non-acceptable pain. A prospective single center study.

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During all stages of oncologic diseases, pain is still a major problem. The Numeric Rating Scale (NRS) is one of the most frequently used tools for pain assessment although interpretation […]

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Economic long-term effects of intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment in pediatric patients with severe chronic pain: Analysis of claims data.

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Chronic pain in children and adolescents gives rise to high health care costs. Successful treatment is supposed to reduce the economic burden. The objective of this study was to determine […]

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Green light antinociceptive and reversal of thermal and mechanical hypersensitivity effects rely on endogenous opioid system stimulation.

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Benefits of phototherapy were characterized in multiple diseases including depression, circadian rhythm disruptions, and neurodegeneration. Studies on migraine and fibromyalgia patients revealed that green light-emitting diodes (GLED) exposure provides a […]

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Nerve excitability and neuropathic pain is reduced by BET protein inhibition after spared nerve injury.

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Neuropathic pain is a common disability produced by enhanced neuronal excitability after nervous system injury. The pathophysiological changes that underlie the generation and maintenance of neuropathic pain require modifications of […]

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Online multidisciplinary interventions for paediatric chronic pain: a content analysis.

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Many online interventions for paediatric chronic pain have been developed and evaluated. In accordance with the biopsychosocial model, the recommended treatment approach for chronic pain is multidisciplinary. Despite this, multidisciplinary […]

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Revealing the time course of laser evoked potential habituation by high temporal resolution analysis.

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Reduced laser evoked potential (LEP) habituation indicates abnormal central pain processing. But the paradigm (4 stimulation blocks a 25 stimuli) is time-consuming and potentially omits important information on the exact […]

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The Effect of a Pain Educational Video Intervention upon Child Pain-Related Outcomes: a Randomized Controlled Study.

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Pain neuroscience education (PNE) has received increasing research attention demonstrating beneficial effects on pain-related outcomes in adults. Conversely, studies on the effectiveness of PNE in children are scarce.The current study […]

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Impact of duloxetine on succinylcholine-induced postoperative myalgia after direct microlaryngoscopic surgeries: Randomized controlled double-blind study.

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Succinylcholine is a preferred muscle relaxant for rapid sequence intubation. Postoperative myalgia (POM) is one of its commonest adverse effects with unknown pathogenesis. Various modalities were examined to reduce POM. […]

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Lead Migration and Fracture Rate in Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Using Anchoring and Non-Anchoring Techniques: A Multicenter Pooled Data Analysis.

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Dorsal root ganglion stimulation (DRG-S) is a neuromodulation technique introduced in the last decade with evolving implant methods. Initial prospective research found low incidences of lead migration and lead fracture […]

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The Greek Neuropathic Pain Registry (Gr.NP.R.): The structure and objectives of the sole Neuropathic Pain Registry in Greece.

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Neuropathic pain (NP) is a complex condition that impairs the patients’ quality of life. Registries are useful tools, increasingly used as they provide high-quality data. This article aims to describe […]

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Decreased Pain Sensitivity and Alterations of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Plasma Inflammatory Mediators After Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients with Disabling Osteoarthritis.

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Proinflammatory mechanisms are implicated in pain states. Recent research indicates that osteoarthritis (OA) patients with signs of central sensitization exhibit elevated cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) levels of interferon gamma-induced protein 10 […]

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Association of Hormonal Contraceptive Use with Headache and Temporomandibular Pain: The OPPERA Study.

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To determine the relationship between hormonal contraceptive (HC) use and painful symptoms, particularly those associated with headache and painful temporomandibular disorders (TMD).Data from the Orofacial Pain: Prospective Evaluation and Risk […]

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Headache Attributed to Temporomandibular Disorders: Axis I and II Findings According to the Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders.

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To analyze Axis I and II findings of patients diagnosed as having painful temporomandibular disorder (TMD) with headache attributed to TMD (HAattrTMD) in order to assess whether HAattrTMD is associated […]

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