The effect of a single spinal manipulation on cardiovascular autonomic activity and the relationship to pressure pain threshold: a randomized, cross-over, sham-controlled trial

ConclusionOur results suggest that a single SM of the thoracic spine has no specific effect on cardiovascular autonomic activity. Also, we found no relationship between cardiovascular autonomic activity and pressure pain threshold after the SM. Further experimental research should consider the use of several markers of autonomic activity and a more comprehensive pain assessment.Trial registrationN °NCT03273868. Registered September 6, 2017.
Source: Chiropractic and Manual Therapies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

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Conditions:   Spinal Cord Injury;   Inflammation;   Neuropathic Pain Interventions:   Other: Anti-inflammatory Diet;   Other: Placebo Diet Sponsors:   Lawson Health Research Institute;   Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation Not yet recruiting
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Source: Journal of Pain Research - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Journal of Pain Research Source Type: research
About one in seven people live with what's ranked the second-most debilitating disease on the planet, right after back pain: migraine. Though the causes are unclear, migraine is a serious neurological disease that often runs in families. But the malady is not often taken seriously, in part because the headaches, sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, dizziness, and a host of other symptoms affect three times as many women as men. Correspondent Susan Spencer talks with migraine expert Dr. William Young; Linda Porter, of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, about migraine research; Katherine Foxhall,...
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ConclusionsThese data suggest OXT ÔÇÉrelated modulation of regional activity and neural network strength in patients with cLBP and healthy controls. In patients, distinct regions of the pain matrix may be responsive to modulation by OXT.
Source: European Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Abstract Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience in many diseases and is often caused by intense or damaging stimuli. Pain negatively affects the quality of life and increases high health expenditures. Drugs with analgesic properties are commonly used to relieve pain, but these Western medications could be overwhelmed by side effects including tolerance and addiction. Herbal medicines may provide alternative measures for pain management. In this review paper, after introduction of Chinese medicine theory and treatment modality, emphasis is placed on the application of Chinese herbs and herbal formul...
Source: The American Journal of Chinese Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Am J Chin Med Source Type: research
Hey everyone, So I recently got a chance to do a PM&R rotation and to see some of the procedures they do fairly often in the outpatient setting. I was wondering how much exposure neurology gets to some of these procedures in residency / in general without doing a pain fellowship. In trigger point injections or steroid joint injections for back and hips seem pretty easy, and a lot of times people get referred to neuro with back pain even if there is no nerve involvement. It seems nice to be... Pain Procedures in Residency
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Would anyone inject? Patient with bilateral leg weakness.
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Source: The Back Letter - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Articles Source Type: research
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