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Improving Outcomes of Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Improving Outcomes of Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Although peripheral nerve decompression has been found to be effective in relieving some symptoms for burn patients, there is still some uncertainty.

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Diagnosing Fibromyalgia in Chronic Pain Patients With Simple Exams

Diagnosing Fibromyalgia in Chronic Pain Patients With Simple Exams

A probable diagnosis of fibromyalgia can be indicated with 2 simple tests in chronic pain patients.

Virtual Reality May Provide Neuropathic Pain Relief for Spinal Cord Injury

Virtual Reality May Provide Neuropathic Pain Relief for Spinal Cord Injury

Virtual reality and multisensory stimulation could play a role in rehabilitation for patients with spinal cord injury.

Peripheral Neuropathy After Chemotherapy: Mechanism Identified

Peripheral Neuropathy After Chemotherapy: Mechanism Identified

The mechanism for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy may have been uncovered.

Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Location Linked to Hyperalgesia, Hypoalgesia

Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Location Linked to Hyperalgesia, Hypoalgesia

In patients with multiple sclerosis, lesions in the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex may be associated with hypoalgesia, and lesions in the posterior periventricular area, with hyperalgesia.

Sensory Neuropathy Common After Adjuvant Chemotherapy

Sensory Neuropathy Common After Adjuvant Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy-associated chronic pain and neuropathy have substantial impacts on patients' lives.

FDA Approves Neuropathic Pain Treatment

FDA Approves Neuropathic Pain Treatment

The FDA has approved a treatment for 2 neuropathic pain conditions.

Neuroinflammation in Neuropathic Pain Signaled by Chemokine Levels in CSF

Neuroinflammation in Neuropathic Pain Signaled by Chemokine Levels in CSF

To explore common mediators of neuropathic pain, the investigators suggest future studies should examine common comorbidities, such as anxiety, depression, tiredness, and poor sleep, in people with neuropathic pain.

Neuropathic Pain Linked to Vitamin Deficiency in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Neuropathic Pain Linked to Vitamin Deficiency in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Vitamin D deficiency was shown to be associated with increased neuropathic pain in RA patients.

Restless Leg Syndrome Equally Responsive to Multiple Drug Classes

Restless Leg Syndrome Equally Responsive to Multiple Drug Classes

Few head-to-head trials have been conducted that have compared different classes of drugs for treatment of RLS.

FDA Approves Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Treatment

FDA Approves Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Treatment

Privigen is a ready-to-use liquid intravenous immune globulin product stabilized with proline.

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