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Slump Stretching May Be Beneficial in Low Back Pain

Slump Stretching May Be Beneficial in Low Back Pain

Slump stretching may be beneficial to individuals with low back pain, based on very low to moderate quality evidence.

Compounded Topical Pain Creams No Better Than Placebo

At 1 month, no significant difference seen in positive outcomes for treatment vs control.

Headache Frequency, Medication Overuse, and Depression Linked to Migraine

Researchers found that medication overuse is linked to migraines.

Opinion

When Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Become Rules

Understanding the current opioid prescribing rules is necessary for clinicians to safely and effectively treat patients with chronic pain conditions.

Magnesium for patients taking opioids for pain

Patients who are taking opioids can manage their tolerance by taking magnesium 500mg.

Collaborating on interventional pain management in primary care

Interventional pain specialists can work together with primary care providers to provide the best care for patients managing chronic pain.

Clinical Features

Opioid-Induced Constipation: Insights Into Diagnosis and Effective Treatment

Opioid-Induced Constipation: Insights Into Diagnosis and Effective Treatment

Conventional approaches to treatment of opioid-induced constipation include the use of treatment modalities that address non-opioid-related constipation as well as new medications that target the OIC mechanism of action.

Approved in Migraine, CGRP Antagonists Also Promising in Cluster Headache

Approved in Migraine, CGRP Antagonists Also Promising in Cluster Headache

Cluster headache and migraine are distinct primary headache disorders that are associated with substantial pain and disability.

Slideshows

Ortho Dx: Leg Pain and Numbness

Ortho Dx: Leg Pain and Numbness

A 33-year-old man presents with pain and numbness in the lateral expect of his lower left leg that has persisted ...

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