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All Rheumatologic and Myofascial Pain Articles

With Angus B. Worthing, MD, Don L. Goldenberg, MD, and Bharat Kumar, MD, FACP
A look at patient outcomes and chronic pain relief after using orthobiologic therapy.
Study on arthritis trends in the US turns up some unexpected results.
Zilretta is shown to reduce pain in patients with moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis.
Results show significant impact on signs, symptoms and radiographic progression compared to placebo.
LDN has shown great benefits to those with chronic pain conditions.
A new blood test can detect fibromyalgia with 94% accuracy.
A look at the mechanisms responsible for psoriatic arthritis as well as standards of care including new and emerging treatments.
Primary care providers need to work closely with the rheumatologist to identify and manage comorbid conditions with special attention to cardiovascular risk, depression, and osteoporosis.
Myofascial pain is a common yet underdiagnosed pain syndrome that may present with symptoms such as low back pain, and will respond best to an integrated, multifaceted approach to treatment.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis should be evaluated for signs of central sensitization to better define a treatment plan.
In this PPM commentary, a new study is assessed that offers the first evidence linking a certain type of gum bacteria to rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Clinicians can improve their ability to distinguish between overlapping symptoms of pathologic fatigue, mood/depression, and pain in 3 syndromes: fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Genetic factors play a role in the development of fibromyalgia and chronic widespread pain. Learn what genes may influence a person's perception and sensitivity to pain.
Learn how the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA/DoD) recommendations for nonsurgical treatments for osteoarthritis stack up.
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