Category list : Pain
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Use of social media can reduce depression and other negative mental side effects that result from long-term pain in older adults, researchers in the US have suggested.
Home video-game exercises can reduce chronic lower back pain in older people by a level comparable to benefits gained under programmes supervised by a physiotherapist, a study has found.
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, according to a study in Denmark.
Nurse seeks young chronic pain patients for storytelling studyVideoSubscription
A nurse researcher is seeking children who suffer from chronic pain to take part in a new study looking at how storytelling might improve communication between young patients and clinicians.
Giving a drug called remifentanil during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural, a study by UK researchers has revealed.
Patients with some forms of kidney stones should have greater access to non-invasive procedures to remove them, according to new draft clinical guidance for England.
Stopping long-term opioid treatment does not make chronic, non-cancer-related pain worse and, in some cases, makes it better, according to US researchers.
Specialist nurses in the Midlands have adopted a creative and unique approach to helping young patients cope with chronic pain via the use of arts and crafts.
The ancient martial art of tai chi has similar or greater benefits than aerobic exercise for patients with fibromyalgia, a US trial has found, suggesting it may be an alternative treatment strategy.
Clinicians should think twice before prescribing custom-made foot orthoses for plantar heel pain, because they appear to be no better than over-the-counter insoles, according to researchers.