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Fibromyalgia is associated with many somatic symptoms, including fatigue, gastrointestinal complaints, and headaches.
Q: What are the most common chronic overuse sports injuries? Dr. Pinzon: The majority of the injuries are, at least in my practice, primarily running and endurance sports injuries.
Learn more about the diagnosis and management of Achilles tendon injuries. The authors review conservative therapy options to reduce pain and improve function.
Learn how sports-related brain trauma from repeated concussions can produce long-term pain and dysfunctions, including insomnia, anxiety, and depression.
Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH explores the original writings of Thomas Addison, MD, (Addison's Disease) to detail stories of chronic pain and adrenal failure.
Pharmaceutical Medications There are four types of drugs that have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help treat insomnia: benzodiazepines, nonbenzodiazepines, melatonin receptor agonist, and antidepressants.
Insomnia and depression often are considered comorbidities of chronic pain. However, insomnia should be considered its own entity. Learn more about differentiating pain, insomnia, and depression.
One-third of women without a known pelvic condition reported high degree of pain. Researchers suggest physicians consider asking about pain, even during routine visits.
Chronic pelvic pain is a prevalent disorder that is often underdiagnosed and inadequately treated. Learn more about tips to aid in the differential diagnosis of chronic pelvic pain and the role of pelvic floor physical therapy in treating the many types of chronic pelvic pain.
People with chronic pain are prone to frequent falls. Learn more about what is the incidence, who is at risk, and why do they occur?
Most clinicians are unfamiliar with the term pain catastrophizing. Without treatment, patients who catastrophize about their pain are at higher risk for developing chronic pain and disability. Learn more about this important psychological component of pain.
In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5, sleep-wake disorders encompass 10 conditions manifested by disturbed sleep, distress, and impairment in daytime functioning.1 Sleep disorders include insomnia, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, and breathing-related disorders (obstructive sleep apnea).
Traumatic brain injury, or concussion, can leave a person with lifelong symptoms. In this segment, specialists in 3 areas discuss TBI-induced cellular damage to the brain and the management of its sequalae.
There is a growing awareness that sound restorative sleep is important to allow the pain patient to cope with persistent discomfort on a daily basis. Recent evidence indicates that pain and sleep have a reciprocal, interdependent relationship. In addition, recent research has established that poor sleep can predict pain in certain conditions and that poor sleep compounds the pain experience.
Glial cell activation and neuroinflammation are the underlying causes of centralized pain and its associated comorbidities, including depression, fatigue, and insomnia.