Promoting the use of self-management in patients with spine pain managed by chiropractors and chiropractic interns: barriers and design of a theory-based knowledge translation intervention

The literature supports the effectiveness of self-management support (SMS) to improve health outcomes of patients with chronic spine pain. However, patient engagement in SMS programs is suboptimal. The objecti...
Source: Chiropractic and Osteopathy - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research

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ConclusionThe results of this retrospective study suggest that the 45S5 BAG may be an interesting alternative option to autologous graft, in terms of safety and bone fusion efficiency.Level of evidenceIV Retrospective study
Source: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Nevro, a firm based in Silicon Valley, won FDA approval for its Senza Omnia spinal cord neurostimulation system for chronic pain management. The device can deliver traditional spinal cord stimulation at frequencies below 1.5 kHz, along with Nevro&rsq...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Neurosurgery Orthopedic Surgery Pain Management Source Type: blogs
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed an injectable flexible electrode that can aid in neuromodulation therapy, potentially replacing more rigid electrodes that do not mesh well with soft tissues. The injectable material c...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Cardiology Materials Medicine Neurology Neurosurgery Pain Management Sports Medicine Source Type: blogs
Study Design. Retrospective cohort study. Objective. The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the regional variations in the use of nonoperative therapies in patients diagnosed with a lumbar intervertebral disc herniation 3 months prior to undergoing microdiscectomy surgery. Summary of Background Data. Regional variations in the management of chronic pain conditions have been previously identified. Patients suffering from a lumbar intervertebral disc herniation are typically treated with a brief course of conservative management prior to attempting microdiscectomy surgery. Whether regional differences exis...
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH Source Type: research
Eplingiella fruticosa (Lamiaceae) essential oil complexed with β-cyclodextrin improves its anti-hyperalgesic effect in a chronic widespread non-inflammatory muscle pain animal model. Food Chem Toxicol. 2019 Nov 03;:110940 Authors: John de Oliveira Melo A, Heimarth L, Maria Dos Santos Carvalho A, de Souza Siqueira Quintans J, Serafini MR, Antunes de Souza Araújo A, Alves PB, Ribeiro AM, Shanmugam S, Quintans-Júnior LJ, Duarte MC Abstract Eplingiella fruticosa (Lamiaceae), formally known as Hyptis fruticosa, is an important aromatic medicinal herb used in folk medicine in northeastern...
Source: Food and Chemical Toxicology - Category: Food Science Authors: Tags: Food Chem Toxicol Source Type: research
Central Neuropathic Pain (CNP) is a frequent chronic condition in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Previously, we showed that using laboratory brain-computer interface (BCI) technology for neurofeedback (...
Source: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Voice assistants are quickly becoming a popular consumer tool that allows users to access libraries of skills, including games, news, and reminders. Last month, Los Angeles-based Frontive Health launched its smart personal health platform to help pat...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Exclusive Informatics Medicine Rehab Surgery Source Type: blogs
Over the past two decades, the federal and state governments, industry, and professionals have taken significant actions to address opioid abuse, addiction, and overdose, including efforts to determine the appropriateness of prescribing opioid analgesics to patients with acute and chronic pain (Greene, et  al., 2018; Jones, et al., 2018). Without a doubt, many of these efforts have been necessary. Some measures, however, have focused sharply on reducing the supply of prescription opioids, which has contributed toward confusion and fear among prescribers and restricted access to controlled prescript ion medication...
Source: Pain Management Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial SurgeryAuthor(s): Amely Hartmann, Claudia Welte-Jzyk, Bilal Al-Nawas, Monika DaubländerSummaryThe aim of this study was to evaluate if patients after orofacial cleft repair experience neurophysiological changes with consecutive chronic pain states after surgery.Patients (n=48) with a repaired orofacial cleft (CLP) recruited in a support group took part in a survey including five questionnaires. They revealed pain states, described cleft situation and history, and epidemiological data. Patients’ quality of life and psycholog...
Source: Journal of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Sometimes you don’t realize you’ve been drowning until the moment you’re pulled to safety, gulping fresh air again. Like others who’ve battled depression, I didn’t fully comprehend how dark I felt while muddling through it.  Even in my darkest moments, I tried to pretend everything was fine. I’d been raised to be strong and capable during a crisis — to count my blessings and refrain from complaining. Never wanting to burden my family or friends, I often hid my pain. And the more I tried to downplay my sadness, the more isolated I felt.  The terrible se...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Caregivers Personal Burnout caregiving Depression Elderly Self Care Source Type: blogs
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