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Latest RCTs [1]

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Effect of Pain Education, Cryotherapy, and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation on the Pain, Functional Capacity, and Quality of Life in Patients With Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Si...
CONCLUSIONS: This study showed that with pain education, there was no difference between cryotherapy and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation alone, combined, or placebo mode in improving pa...
Wouber Herickson de Brito Vieira. American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation. 2021-02-17 00:00:00
Nasopharyngeal swab-induced pain for SARS-CoV-2 screening: A randomised controlled trial of conventional and self-swabbing
CONCLUSION: Both conventional and self-swabbing induce low levels of pain for most young healthy volunteers whereas discomfort is very frequent. Nonetheless, both methods are indifferently well-acc...
Pierre Clavelou. European journal of pain (London, England). 2021-01-04 00:00:00
The Effect of Percutaneous Nucleoplasty vs Anterior Discectomy in Patients with Cervical Radicular Pain due to a Single-Level Contained Soft-Disc Herniation: A Randomized Controlled Trial
CONCLUSIONS: At 3 months, the ACD group performed significantly better on arm pain reduction than the PCN group in patients with CRP as a result of a single-level contained soft-disc hernia. Howeve...
Frank Huygen. Pain physician. 2020-11-13 00:00:00
Braces Designed Using CAD/CAM Combined or Not With Finite Element Modeling Lead to Effective Treatment and Quality of Life After 2 Years: A Randomized Controlled Trial
CONCLUSION: After 2 years, patients with braces designed using CAD/CAM with/without FEM had satisfying clinical outcomes (compared to the BrAIST study), 3D corrections, compliance and QoL. A more c...
Carl-Éric Aubin. Spine. 2020-09-29 00:00:00
Ashi Acupuncture Versus Local Anesthetic Trigger Point Injections in the Treatment of Abdominal Myofascial Pain Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial
CONCLUSION: Treatments with ashi acupuncture and local anesthetic injections were effective in reducing clinical pain in women with abdominal myofascial pain syndrome.
Julio Cesar Rosa-E-Silva. Pain physician. 2020-09-24 00:00:00
The Efficacy of Scrambler Therapy for the Management of Head, Neck and Thoracic Cancer Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial
CONCLUSIONS: The trial showed that ST is an effective treatment for the management of pain due to head and neck and thoracic cancer. On the basis of this study, the use of ST for the management of...
Sushma Bhatnagar. Pain physician. 2020-09-24 00:00:00
The Analgesic Efficacy of Pecto-Intercostal Fascial Block Combined with Pectoral Nerve Block in Modified Radical Mastectomy: A Prospective Randomized Trial
CONCLUSIONS: The combination of Pecs II and PIFB provide better perioperative analgesia for MRM than Pecs II alone.
Shaimaa F Mostafa. Pain physician. 2020-09-24 00:00:00
Efficacy of Intradiscal Ozone Therapy with or without Periforaminal Steroid Injection on Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Double-Blinded Controlled Study
CONCLUSION: This study showed that intradiscal ozone injection alone was sufficient to treat low back and leg pain caused by LDH and that periforaminal steroid injection does not provide additional...
Mustafa Kilic. Pain physician. 2020-09-24 00:00:00
Translational Studies on Biologic Fusion of a Vertebral Segment as a Novel Treatment Modality for Low Back Pain
CONCLUSION: LA has a sclerozing effect on the NP in pigs and patients and is therefore a candidate for further clinical studies powered to determine its potential as a treatment of chronic discogen...
Svante Berg. Spine. 2020-09-18 00:00:00
Comparing the Safety and Effectiveness of Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation on Genicular Nerve, Intraarticular Pulsed Radiofrequency with Steroid Injection in the Pain Management of Knee Osteoarthritis
BACKGROUND: Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is characterized by the clinical symptoms of chronic knee pain and knee dysfunction, leading to disability and influencing the quality of life in severe cases....
Peng Yao. Pain physician. 2020-09-18 00:00:00
Relationship Between Epidural Steroid Dose and Suppression of Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis
CONCLUSIONS: Although the difference in pain relief according to the ESI dose is not significant, the HPA suppression is prolonged with a higher dose than a lower dose, and the recovery is slower....
Ho Sik Moon. Pain physician. 2020-09-18 00:00:00
Radiation Exposure in Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Conventional Fluoroscopy and 3D Fluoroscopy-based Navigation
CONCLUSION: The additional use of intraoperative 3D fluoroscopy-based navigation compared to conventional 2D fluoroscopy alone showed a nonsignificant reduction of the radiation exposure of the sur...
Ulrich Hubbe. Spine. 2020-09-14 00:00:00
Physical Performance Tests Provide Distinct Information in Both Predicting and Assessing Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Lumbar Spine Surgery
CONCLUSION: Results indicate that physical performance tests may provide distinct information in both predicting and assessing clinical outcomes in patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery. Our fin...
Kristin R Archer. Spine. 2020-09-05 00:00:00
Effect of Multimodal Drugs Infiltration on Postoperative Pain in Split Laminectomy of Lumbar Spine: A Randomized Controlled Trial
CONCLUSION: Intraoperative wound infiltration with multimodal drugs reduced postoperative morphine consumption, decreased pain score with no increased side effects.
Nantida Langsanam. Spine. 2020-09-05 00:00:00
INYBI: A New Tool for Self-Myofascial Release of the Suboccipital Muscles in Patients With Chronic Non-Specific Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial
CONCLUSION: Both, MRT and self-MRT using the INYBI, are equally effective to enhance self-reported pain intensity, and local pressure pain sensitivity in chronic NSNP patients. For cervical mobilit...
Ángel Oliva-Pascual-Vaca. Spine. 2020-08-16 00:00:00


RCTs from: Pain, Pain physician, Pain Medicine, European journal of pain, Musculoskeletal science practice, American journal of PM & R, PM & R, Spine, European spine journal, The spine journal

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Latest Systematic Reviews [2]

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Answer to the Letter to the Editor of Shen YW, et al. concerning "Complications of cervical total disc replacement and their associations with heterotopic ossification: a systematic review and...
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Ralph J Mobbs. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society. 2021-04-07 00:00:00
Efficacy of ketamine in relieving neuropathic pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of animal studies
In humans, proof of long-term efficacy of ketamine treatment in neuropathic pain is lacking. To improve our understanding of ketamine behavior under various administration conditions, we performed...
Albert Dahan. Pain. 2021-04-01 00:00:00
Pre-Outpatient Group Education and Assessment in Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review
CONCLUSIONS: Group interventions before individual appointments have the potential to provide important improvements in service delivery, including improvements in waiting times and cost per patien...
David Moore. Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 2021-03-31 00:00:00
Prognostic indicators of subacute combined degeneration from B12 deficiency: a systematic review
CONCLUSIONS: Initial ambulatory function may be a useful clinical marker of the severity of spinal cord dysfunction and final functional outcome. Etiological risk factors influenced both clinical m...
William Huynh. PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation. 2021-03-29 00:00:00
Sagittal balance of the cervical spine: a systematic review and meta-analysis
CONCLUSION: The findings showed that the T1 slope and the cSVA were significantly lower among patients with cervical spine disorder compared to controls and higher for the SCA. Further well-conduct...
Ali Montazeri. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society. 2021-03-27 00:00:00
Scoliosis and Prognosis-a systematic review regarding patient-specific and radiological predictive factors for curve progression
INTRODUCTION: Idiopathic scoliosis, defined as a > 10° curvature of the spine in the frontal plane, is one of the most common spinal deformities. Age, initial curve magnitude and other parameter...
Max Joseph Scheyerer. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society. 2021-03-27 00:00:00
Effectiveness of placebo interventions for patients with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review
Little is known about the effectiveness of placebo interventions in patients with non-specific low back pain (LBP). This systematic review assessed the magnitude of the effects of placebo intervent...
Alessandro Chiarotto. Pain. 2021-03-26 00:00:00
Effectiveness of Pain Neurophysiology Education on Musculoskeletal Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
CONCLUSIONS: Overall quality of evidence was low, supporting PNE being safe and having small to moderate effects on pain at both time points, and on disability as well as psychological distress at...
Carsten Bogh Juhl. Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 2021-03-25 00:00:00
Is Dry Needling Effective for the Management of Plantar Heel Pain or Plantar Fasciitis? An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
OBJECTIVE: Dry needling is commonly used for the management of plantar fasciitis. This meta-analysis evaluated the effects of dry needling over trigger points (TrPs) associated with plantar heel pa...
Albert Pérez-Bellmunt. Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 2021-03-24 00:00:00
Is there a place for surgical repair in adults with spondylolysis or grade-I spondylolisthesis-A systematic review and treatment algorithm
CONCLUSIONS: Our systematic review establishes a definite place for lysis repair in carefully selected adults with spondylolysis/grade-I spondylolisthesis. We propose a treatment algorithm for opti...
Dinesh Shree Kumar. The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society. 2021-03-24 00:00:00
Letter to the Editor concerning "Complications of cervical total disc replacement and their associations with heterotopic ossification: a systematic review and meta-analysis" by N. Hui, e...
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Hao Liu. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society. 2021-03-22 00:00:00
The reliability of rehabilitative ultrasound to measure lateral abdominal muscle thickness: A systematic review and meta-analysis
CONCLUSIONS: RUSI variables for the LAM at rest show moderate-to-excellent reliability; future research should explore reliability following the proposed protocol.
Sandhya Maranna. Musculoskeletal science & practice. 2021-03-20 00:00:00
Surgical outcomes following hemivertebrectomy in congenital scoliosis: a systematic review and observational meta-analysis
CONCLUSION: This review and meta-analysis of two surgical techniques of hemivertebrectomy, shows that operative time and blood loss is significantly lower in posterior only approach with no differe...
Pankaj Kandwal. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society. 2021-03-20 00:00:00
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in Pain Management: A Systematic Review
CONCLUSIONS: The findings of this systematic review suggest that PNS may be effective in managing chronic headaches, postamputation pain, chronic pelvic pain, and chronic low back and lower extremi...
Jianguo Cheng. Pain physician. 2021-03-19 00:00:00
Infections Following Interventional Spine Procedures: A Systematic Review
CONCLUSIONS: Based on our systematic review, the risk of infections following interventional spine procedures appears to be low overall. More studies focusing on infectious complications with large...
Gregory Lutz. Pain physician. 2021-03-19 00:00:00


Reviews from: Pain, Pain physician, Pain Medicine, European journal of pain, Musculoskeletal science practice, American journal of PM & R, PM & R, Spine, European spine journal, The spine journal

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