Effect of the Cervical Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injection on Quality of Life, Pain and Disability

Conditions:   Cervical Disc Herniation;   Pain, Neuropathic Intervention:   Drug: Combination Product: triamcinolone and saline Sponsor:   Marmara University Active, not recruiting
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Condition:   Plantar Fasciitis, Chronic Intervention:   Sponsor:   Gaziosmanpasa Taksim Research and Education Hospital Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
AbstractAerophagia is a functional gastrointestinal disorder characterized by excessive swallowing of air associated with abdominal distension and pain, flatulence, belching, nausea, and vomiting. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an antecedent-based behavioral intervention on aerophagia with an adolescent female diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), severe intellectual disability, and herpes simplex virus infection of the central nervous system with chronic static encephalopathy. Results from a functional analysis and multiple-component aerophagia assessment suggested that aerop...
Source: Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2020Source: Arthroscopy TechniquesAuthor(s): Graeme P. WhyteAbstractMassive and retracted tears of the supraspinatus and infraspinatus tendons of the rotator cuff are associated with great pain and disability and may be considered “non-repairable,” depending on the extent of injury and the experience of the treating clinician. The technique of anatomic vector repair of the rotator cuff is a surgical treatment method that enables the surgeon to accurately characterize the injury pattern and successfully repair many of these debilitating injuries anatomically in a st...
Source: Arthroscopy Techniques - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionThe specificity of analgesic treatments in adults with ID is a totally unexplored domain. In the absence of clinical guidelines, pharmacological facts ‐ such as inter‐individual variability in drug response, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic interactions, frequent comorbidities and ease of administration ‐ must be systematically integrated, when prescribing in the population of adults with ID.
Source: European Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
Authors: Chen Y, Jiang W, Yong H, He M, Yang Y, Deng Z, Li Y Abstract Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of disability in worldwide population, which is characterized by cartilage breakdown, synovial fibrosis, osteophyte formation and pain. Synovial inflammation is usually found in both early and late stages in most of the OA patients. Macrophages, the major component of the mononuclear phagocyte system, play a critical role in OA pathogenesis through the induction of inflammatory mediators, growth factors and proteinases. So, drugs that can target macrophages and macrophage-associated inflammatory pathwa...
Source: American Journal of Translational Research - Category: Research Tags: Am J Transl Res Source Type: research
Fear avoidance behavior is related to symptom persistence and disability in various health conditions, such as chronic pain. Fear avoidance behavior may also impact recovery from mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), but no measure of this construct has been...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
DiscussionThe study design has been informed by medical professionals and key stakeholders, including those working in the residential aged-care industry to ensure patient safety, collection of non-invasive measures, and methodological rigor and study feasibility.Trial registrationAustralian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry,ACTRN12619000474156. Registered on 21 March 2019
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSION: The prescription of therapeutic exercises via smartphone app to patients suffering from non-specific back pain is feasible and well-accepted in patients at all ages. Pilot data additionally pointed towards efficacy of the intervention. PMID: 32060724 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Wien Klin Wochenschr Source Type: research
The first session of this year’s UNISON’s women’s conference opened in Bournemouth this afternoon, with Catrina Murray for the national women’s committee asking delegates: “Remember that song, Things can only get better? I think we’ll find that things can get worse”. December’s election victory for the Conservatives – and what it will mean for women – was a thread that ran through the afternoon’s business. While continued austerity and pain was the major expectation, there was also a determination to fight back, harder than ever. Benefits was just one area t...
Source: UNISON Health care news - Category: UK Health Authors: Tags: Article News 2020 Women's Conference benefits care crisis Universal credit welfare reform women members Source Type: news
Authors: Dural Ö, Taş İS, Akhan SE Abstract For girls with physical and developmental disabilities and their families/caregivers, puberty and menstruation can present significant problems such as vulnerability, abuse risk, unintended pregnancies, difficulties with managing menstrual hygiene, abnormal uterine bleeding, dysmenorrhea, behavioral difficulties/mood concerns or changes in seizure pattern. Healthcare providers may have an important and positive impact for both the adolescents and their families/caregivers during this stage of life. Whether menstrual manipulation is indicated should be decided after...
Source: JCRPE Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol Source Type: research
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