Types of Headaches Migraine Headache: • May occur with or without aura • Nausea with the headache • Light sensitivity with the headache • Interferes with activities Tension Headache: • Bilateral • Non-pulsating pain • Mild to moderate • Not worsened by activity Cluster Headache: • Frequent occurrence • Severe • Brief < 3 hours […]
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Introduction Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain, diffuse tenderness and fatigue. The word “fibromyalgia” comes from the Latin term for fibrous tissue (fibro) and the Greek ones for muscle (myo) and pain (algia).1, 3 Fibromyalgia is considered a rheumatic condition, a medical condition that impairs the joints and/or soft tissues […]
While there are no all-inclusive algorithms, one can easily be created to meet your needs based on the consensus of your hospital departments. Consider input from multidisciplinary departments such as PT / OT, Orthopedics, Neurology, Psychology, Radiology and Pharmacy. Some examples and templates for pain management algorithms can be found on the […]
Prescription pain pill overdose has become a public health epidemic. CDC statistics indicate 15,000 people / year die from pain pill overdose. Alternative therapies need to be explored, developed and applied. Long term opioid therapy should only be considered after determining that alternative therapies do not deliver adequate pain relief. http://www.cdc.gov/features/vitalsigns/painkilleroverdoses/index.html
Low Back Pain is a significant health problem According to the Centers for Disease Control 85 % of all people will have back pain at some point in their lifetime. Back pain is the most frequent cause of activity limitation in people younger than 45 Low back pain is the second most common cause of […]