Rheumatology Information Center
Differences exist in race and gender in patients with chronic lower back pain, especially in pain sensitivity and severity due to aftersensations from mechanical punctuate pain and deep muscle hyperalgesia.
But in past 3 decades, decrease in late mortality seen among those who underwent BMT in childhood.
A rheumatologist and orthopedic surgeon provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the perioperative management of antirheumatic medications in patients undergoing elective orthopedic surgery.
Asking older patients about their muscle pain can help prevent undiagnosed polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis.
Patients with sleep abnormalities are three- to five- times more likely to develop chronic pain from fibromyalgia, research shows.
What are the side effects of fentanyl?
Chronic low back pain (LBP) defined as persistent or fluctuating musculoskeletal pain of lower back and lumbar spine lasting >3 months.
A 69-year-old man with no prior medical history presents over the course of several months with new-onset nonspecific joint pain and swelling without evidence of erosions.
A women presenting with eye pain and photo sensitivity was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis.
A girl with scoliosis returns to the clinic complaining of ankle pain.
Are dual-energy x ray absorptiometry scans safe for patients taking anti-seizure medication?
For patients with severe osteoarthritis, dangling their legs can help with intra-articular injections.
The benefits of CranioSacral Therapy may not outweigh the intensive training and medical costs associated with the treatment.
Could a patient's anterior thigh pain signify osteosarcoma?