The effect of pain severity on postural stability and dynamic limits of stability in chronic low back pain.

CONCLUSIONS: The intensity of pain has shown to be one of the determinants affecting dynamic balance in chronic LBP patients who showed differences in the impairment of PSIs and LOS with different degrees of pain. PMID: 28800302 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil Source Type: research

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Conditions:   Chronic Low Back Pain;   Pain in Leg, Unspecified Intervention:   Device: Spinal Cord Stimulation Sponsors:   Texas Back Institute;   Medtronic Enrolling by invitation
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I’m not certain Theodore Roosevelt actually said that – but who cares?! It’s a great statement. For the person living with persistent pain, though, it can be the last thing you want to hear. After all, it’s tough enough getting up and just doing the normal things let alone challenge yourself! So… how can a health professional help? Let’s briefly recap. Self efficacy is the confidence I can do something successfully if I wanted to. It’s a robust predictor of many health behaviours including exercise, stopping smoking, eating healthily and coping well with persistent pain (Jackson, ...
Source: HealthSkills Weblog - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Back pain Chronic pain Clinical reasoning Coping Skills Coping strategies Professional topics Research Resilience Science in practice biopsychosocial function healthcare pain management physiotherapy rehabilitation self effic Source Type: blogs
It is known that the patients with chronic low back or neck pain has different spatiotemporal characteristics than healthy controls such as average speed, cadence, step length parameters. Patients with chronic neck pain (CNP) or Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP) also experience fatigue while performing daily living activities. It is stated that fatigue is significantly higher in individuals with CLBP and CNP than healthy individuals [1 –5].
Source: Gait and Posture - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Short communication Source Type: research
We report the case of a patient suffering from hidradenitis suppurativa since puberty and complaining of chronic low back pain associated to altered sensitivity and muscular weakness in the right leg. A diagnosis of lumbosciatica was confirmed. Symptoms were not relieved after the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and analgesics. A surgical decompression was then indicated but heavily debated. Indeed, extended inflammatory and fibrotic hidradenitis suppurativa lesions were located regarding the skin area eligible for the proposed surgery. A combined therapy with clindamycine/rifampicin was started and the surgery...
Source: Case Reports in Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThere is no relationship between Modic changes in MRI and greater intensity of lumbar pain or need for medical or surgical treatment at 10 years of follow-up. Modic changes cannot be considered a sign of bad prognosis by themselves, or an indication for surgery.ResumenObjetivoValor de los cambios Modic a 10 años en la evolución del dolor lumbar y requerimiento quirúrgico.Material y métodoEstudio observacional longitudinal de cohortes prospectivo. Se compara la evolución a los 10 años de 2 grupos de pacientes con dolor lumbar crónico: el grupo A mostraba cambios Mo...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cirugia Ortopedica y Traumatologia - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
ConclusionsObserved changes in CLBP on the plasma N-glycome level are consistent with N-glycosylation changes usually seen in chronic inflammation.General significanceTo our knowledge, this is a first large clinical study on CLBP patients and plasma N-glycome providing a new glycomics perspective on potential disease pathology.Graphical abstract
Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) General Subjects - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
ConclusionPresent research revealed that higher prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal pain exists in the urban population of Udupi Taluk, which was influenced by repetition of same joint movement, trauma and depression irrespective of the other risk variables.
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
ConclusionScreening criteria for IBD in patients with SpA, and vice versa, have been developed. These criteria will be useful for early detection of both diseases.ResumenObjetivoDefinir criterios clínicos de cribado de espondiloartritis (SpA) en pacientes con enfermedad inflamatoria intestinal (EII) y vice versa, que sirvan de referencia en la derivación entre Reumatología y Aparato Digestivo.Material y métodosRevisión sistemática de la literatura y Delphi a dos rondas. Formaron parte del comité científico 2 reumatólogos y 2 digestólogos; del panel de ex...
Source: Reumatologia Clinica - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
ConclusionsIt appears that patients with CLBP have greater difficulty generating visual and kinesthetic motor images compared with asymptomatic participants, and they also need more time to perform these mental tasks.Level of EvidenceII
Source: PMandR - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
Publication date: May 2018Source: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Volume 61, Issue 3Author(s): Charlotte Pauwels, Alexandra Roren, Adrien Gautier, Jonathan Linières, François Rannou, Serge Poiraudeau, Christelle NguyenAbstractBackgroundLumbar-flexion-based endurance training, namely cycling, could be effective in reducing pain and improving function and health-related quality of life in older people with chronic low back pain.ObjectivesTo assess barriers and facilitators to home-based cycling in older patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS).MethodsWe conducted a retrospective mixed-method s...
Source: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
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