Carpal tunnel syndrome pain is effectively reduced using topical menthol gel, according to a study from Denmark.
Pain and depression, but not disability, stem from sleep disturbances in patients with osteoarthritis, suggests a study published in Arthritis Care & Research.
Currently studies are underway to refine a surgical approach for migraine headaches, determine the best way to triage patients, identify additional trigger points, and expand knowledge of migraine’s anatomy.
When walking up and down stairs, patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy are slower at generating strength at the ankle and knee compared to control participants, which may increase the risk of falls, according to a study published online Oct. 14 in Diabetes Care.
Studying vascular endothelial growth factor could lead to a new type of painkiller, according to a study published in Neurobiology of Disease.
Knowledgeable practitioners can effectively discuss pathophysiology and treatment strategies for amplified pain with patients and prescribe a treatment approach that does not require drug therapy for pain or sleep aids.