November 30, 2020

Use of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulators to Alleviate Spinal Pain

Spinal pain is currently one of the largest healthcare burdens in the United States. In 2013, it was estimated that ...
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November 16, 2020

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Causes and Treatments

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a neurological condition associated with paroxysms of pain in the face [1, 2]. The pain is ...
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October 26, 2020

Ketamine and Magnesium for Neuropathic Pain

Despite the prevalence of neuropathic pain (NP), treating the condition is still a challenge for physicians. A number of existing drugs provide mixed results across patient populations [1]. One ...
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September 28, 2020

Neck Pain: Dry Needling Can Decrease Pain and Increase Motion

Neck pain remains one of the most common causes of disability, behind “low back pain, depression, and joint pain2.” In fact, a recent study published ...
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September 14, 2020

Analyzing the Tissue Composition of Trigger Points Using Ultrasound Data

Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a prevalent musculoskeletal pain disorder characterized by the presence of hypersensitive nodules in taut bands of skeletal muscle known as trigger points (TrPs).i In ...
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August 31, 2020

Motivations and Methods for Sacral Neuromodulation

Sacral neuromodulation is a medical technique that involves the application of electrical stimulation at the S3 nerve root. Generally, electrical ...
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August 17, 2020

Ultrasound Guided Injections in Chronic Pain Management

The use of ultrasound to guide and perform injections for chronic pain management has increased significantly in the past decade ...
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August 3, 2020

Gene Therapy for Degenerative Disc Disease

Back pain is one of the most common chronic conditions experienced by all age groups and is the direct result ...
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July 20, 2020

Trigger Point Injection for Muscle Pain

Trigger points (TrPs) are sensitive nodules in taut bands of skeletal muscle that are characteristic of myofascial pain syndrome (MPS).1 TrP pathogenesis has been attributed to muscle overload and direct trauma ...
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May 14, 2020

Stem Cell Therapy for Pain Associated with Tendonitis

Tendon injuries represent a common clinical problem that affects 30 million people annually (1). The injuries can occur as a result ...
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April 17, 2020

Stem Cell Therapy for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a debilitating joint disorder characterized by excessive stiffness, joint pain, crepitus, and erosion of articular cartilage.1 With a ...
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March 27, 2020

Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation vs. Thermal Radiofrequency Ablation for Pain Management ...

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a technique used to treat a variety of conditions including cancers and cardiac arrhythmias, and has become increasingly ...
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