Children experiencing unexplained chronic pain also often have anxiety disorder or other psychiatric morbidity.
Placebo is often effective in treating children with headaches, and innovative strategies are needed to reduce the placebo response rate and prove drug effects in trials, according to two studies published online Jan. 28 in JAMA Pediatrics.
Certain non-cancer pain conditions, including back pain, migraine, and psychogenic pain, are associated with increased risk of suicide in patients using Veterans Health Administration (VHA) services.
MDNG: Pain Management Edition is seeking nominations for the 2010 Pain Innovators of the Year Awards.
New breakthroughs in our understanding of the physical and biochemical pathways of pain may soon lead to effect disease-modifying drugs.
A study shows that 40% of adolescents experience low back pain at least once a month.
With what we now know about opioid misuse and abuse, we need to take the necessary steps to ensure that only abuse-resistant/deterrent medications are used for our patients taking ER/LA opioid medications.