Relationship between Neuropathic Pain and Obesity.

Relationship between Neuropathic Pain and Obesity. Pain Res Manag. 2016;2016:2487924 Authors: Hozumi J, Sumitani M, Matsubayashi Y, Abe H, Oshima Y, Chikuda H, Takeshita K, Yamada Y Abstract Objectives. Overweight negatively affects musculoskeletal health; hence obesity is considered a risk factor for osteoarthritis and chronic low back pain. This was conducted to determine if obesity affects neuropathic pain, usually considered unrelated to the weight-load on the musculoskeletal system. Methods. Using a cut-off body mass index value of 25, 44 patients with neuropathic pain were grouped into a "high-BMI" group and a "normal-BMI" group. Results. The numeric rating scale of the high-BMI group was significantly higher than that of the normal-weight group (P
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STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. BACKGROUND: Pain during Functional Movement Screen (FMS) testing is common and has a significant effect on FMS scoring but the effect on FMS injury risk predictions is unknown. OBJECTIVES: Describe th...
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Authors: Leite DFB, Cecatti JG Abstract The actual burden and future burden of the small-for-gestational-age (SGA) babies turn their screening in pregnancy a question of major concern for clinicians and policymakers. Half of stillbirths are due to growth restriction in utero, and possibly, a quarter of livebirths of low- and middle-income countries are SGA. Growing body of evidence shows their higher risk of adverse outcomes at any period of life, including increased rates of neurologic delay, noncommunicable chronic diseases (central obesity and metabolic syndrome), and mortality. Although there is no consensus re...
Source: The Scientific World Journal - Category: Science Tags: ScientificWorldJournal Source Type: research
Conclusion Gait variability improved after total hip arthroplasty due to improved hip function. However, trunk variability was insufficient compared with that in healthy individuals.
Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Original Research Articles Source Type: research
Objective The aim of the study was to assess the time effect of intra-articular injection with triamcinolone hexacetonide in rheumatic patients. Design A prospective case-control study with patients submitted to one intra-articular injection with triamcinolone hexacetonide. Patients were followed monthly (12 mos) for pain and swelling. Results Two hundred sixty-two joints were assessed in 158 patients with mean ± SD age of 60 ± 13.7 yrs. Remission was observed at 3, 6, and 12 mos in 142 (54.19%), 111 (42.36%), and 105 (40.07%) joints, respectively. The mean ± SD time effect were 8 ± 4.0 ...
Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Original Research Articles Source Type: research
People who involuntarily leave the labor market due to health problems run the risk of entering into a vicious circle as exiting the labor market can aggravate their initial health problems, especially if accompanied by other forms of social exclusion. While this problem affects large parts of the population, especially during economic downturns, it may particularly affect those with a weak initial labor market position, such as those with low socioeconomic status (SES). This unequal burden has been documented in an interesting paper in this issue of the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment&Health (1). The authors...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2019Source: Journal of Sport and Health ScienceAuthor(s): Xin Luan, Xiangyang Tian, Haixin Zhang, Rui Huang, Na Li, Peijie Chen, Ru WangAbstractA growing understanding of the benefits of exercise over the past few decades has prompted researchers to take an interest in the possibilities of exercise therapy. Because each sport has its own set of characteristics and physiological complications that tend to appear during exercise training, the effects and underlying mechanisms of exercise remain unclear. Thus, the first step in probing exercise effects on different diseases is the s...
Source: Journal of Sport and Health Science - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research
Over the past few years I’ve been pondering the presumed gap between people living with pain and the people who “treat” or work with them.  Most of my readers will know that I live with widespread pain (aka fibromyalgia) or pain that is present in many parts of my body, and the associated other symptoms like DOMS that last for weeks not a day or two, and increased sensitivity to heat, cold, pressure, chilli, sound and so on. I first “came out” with my pain about 15 years ago: that is, I first disclosed to people I worked with that I had this weird ongoing pain – and finally joined...
Source: HealthSkills Weblog - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Chronic pain Professional topics Research Therapeutic approaches inclusion inequality Source Type: blogs
I’ve worked in persistent pain management for most of my career. This means I am biased towards pain management. At times this creates tension when I begin talking to clinicians who work in acute or subacute musculoskeletal pain, because they wonder whether what I talk about is relevant to them. After all, why would someone need to know about ongoing management when hopefully their pain will completely go? I have sympathy for this position – for many people, a bout of tendonosis, or a strained muscle or even radicular pain can ebb away, leaving the person feeling as good as new. While it might take a few months...
Source: HealthSkills Weblog - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: ACT - Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Back pain Chronic pain Clinical reasoning Coping strategies Pain conditions Resilience/Health biopsychosocial healthcare pain management rehabilitation Therapeutic approaches Source Type: blogs
Funding Opportunity Number: W81XWH-15-JPC-8-CRMRP-NMSIRA Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementGrantCategory of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 12.420Eligible Applicants Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"Agency Name: DOD-AMRAAClosing Date: Aug 17, 2015Award Ceiling: Expected Number of Awards: 5Creation Date: Apr 28, 2015Funding Opportunity Description: The FY15/16 JPC-8/CRMRP Neuromusculosk...
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