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A Narrative Review of Therapeutic Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Chronic Orofacial Pain Conditions.

However, with four prospective controlled trials and a postherpetic neuralgia, new evidence for the use of onabotulinum toxin in trigeminal neuralgia and postherpetic neuralgia is emerging. However, despite high-level evidence for BTX-A in posttraumatic neuropathic pain outside of the trigeminal system, there are no references for its use of PTNP within the trigeminal system. Conclusions With BTX-A injections, trigeminal neuralgia may have surfaced; however, further clinical trials of therapeutic PNBs in orofacial pain conditions are needed.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35298575


Short-term Effects of a First-Line Treatment Including Counseling and Self-Management Strategies on Chronic TMD Muscle Pain and Awake Bruxism in Women.

Methods FL-A was given to 14 women with persistent mTMD. After 1 and 2 months, general linear models were used to determine FL-A efficacy and stability. Pressure pain thresholds in the masticatory muscle tissue locations increased dramatically from T0 to T2, prompting pressure discomfort thresholds at the masticatory muscle locations to rise dramatically. Patients' trait anxiety went from T0 to T2 remarkably. The anxiety measured at baseline was not correlated with relative pain changes, but not related to real changes in pain. Conclusion In the short run, FL-A reduces facial pain, masticatory muscle tenderness, and awake bruxism in women with persistent mTMD with low disability.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35298574


Chronic Pain and Opioid Use in Older People With HIV.

Older people with HIV have persistent pain and chronic illness. Chronic pain syndromes are multifactorial in this population. For some of the peculiar features of HIV in people with HIV, special attention is warranted. Chronic pain control is multimodal, and a number of pharmaceutical and nonpharmacologic therapies are efficient; a variety of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches are more effective; a variety of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic drugs are also helpful; a variety of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic drugs are also effective.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35191657


A network pharmacology approach to predict potential targets and mechanisms of " Ramulus Cinnamomi (cassiae) - Paeonia lactiflora " herb pair in the treatment of chronic pain with comorbid anxiety and depression.

Introduction to Traditional Chinese medicine prescriptions have various bioactive compounds. Methods The network pharmacology approach was used in this research to investigate the chemical constituents and goals of "Gui Zhi Yao" herb pair's symptomatic anxiety disorder and mental instability, as well as the potential biological mechanisms of action in the treatment of CP with comorbid anxiety disorder and mental instability. Conclusions This paper preliminarily predicted and confirmed the pharmacological and molecular properties of "Gui Zhi-Shao" herb pair for treating CP with comorbid AD and MD from a holistic perspective. The proposed therapy goals and the pharmacological mechanism of "Gui Zhi-Shao" herb pair were used to establish key targets and molecular mechanisms. Predicted 11 pathways were used to establish key targets and molecular mechanisms.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35098831


Small molecule targeting NaV1.7 via inhibition of the CRMP2-Ubc9 interaction reduces pain in chronic constriction injury (CCI) rats.

The voltage-gated sodium channel NaV1. 7, which is a key player in the dissemination of nociceptive information, is a key player in the transmission of nociceptive information. This channel has been extensively researched in human genetic pain disorders and is a validated pain target. NaV1. 7 currents in DRG neurons have been reduced by a small-molecule inhibitor of CRMP2 SUMOylation, compound 194, in species ranging from mouse to human. In addition, this compound reversed mechanical injury in a spared nerve injury and a chemotherapy-induced model of neuropathic pain. We show that the oral delivery of 194 reverses mechanical involvement in a chronic constriction injury model of neuropathic pain. In addition, we show that orally administered 194 reverses the increased latency to cross an aversive barrier in a mechanical conflict avoidance mission following CCI.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/34983286


Preemptive low-dose intravenous ketamine in the management of acute and chronic postoperative pain following laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective randomized control study.

Following laparoscopic cholecystectomy with mixed results, Preemptive analgesia with intravenous ketamine has been used as part of a multi-modal analgesia for acute postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy with mixed results. In a random controlled experiment, we tested the effectiveness of low-dose ketamine for acute and chronic postoperative pain following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. At 15 minutes before incision, the ketamine and control groups were given 0. 5 mg/kg ketamine and 2 mL of normal saline, respectively. Patients in the ketamine group had a significantly lower numeric pain rating scale score at 0 minutes than those in the control group. After a half-hour delay, the ketamine group's numeric pain rating scale score was much higher than the control group's. There were no significant differences in numeric pain rating scale scores between the two groups at other time periods. There was no apparent benefit in terms of chronic pain relief.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35435425


Neurophysiology of hypnosis in chronic pain: A review of recent literature.

In addition, no drug or therapy addresses all aspects of chronic pain at once, raising health care prices in the United States. Clinical studies has shown a decrease in pain perception, pain enhancement, depression, and anxiety, as well as an increase in global quality of life in cases of chronic pain, when patients with persistent pain have benefited from hypnosis training. Neuroimaging studies provide a potential explanation for these findings by focusing on neural mechanisms of pain modulation in chronic pain patients' brains. A modulation of pain matrix function during hypnosis with a specific involvement of the anterior cingulate cortex was found in studies conducted with chronic pain patients. A deeper knowledge of the beneficial effects of hypnosis on chronic pain and its neurophysiology may help ensure more systematic use of this technique in the treatment of this difficult health condition.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/34748463


Exploring Daily Salivary Cortisol Patterns as Biomarkers of Chronic Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Pain.

Hypothalamic-adrenal axis dysregulation in this condition is intended to gather preliminary data. The aim of this secondary investigation was to identify salivary cortisol patterns among cancer survivors with chronic CIPN pain in order to provide preliminary results on the role of hypothalamic-adrenal axis dysregulation in the pathophysiology of this disease. Chronic CIPN pain sufferers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, are recruited from the breast, gastrointestinal, and gynecologic cancer centers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. By averaging results over two days, Cortisol awakening response and diurnal cortisol slope were estimated. For cancer survivors with persistent CIPN pain, mechanisms-based therapies are required. Nurse scientists may use survey findings to investigate stress-related causes of chronic CIPN pain.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35446834


Localization of Chronic Pain in Postmastectomy Patients: A Prospective Comparison Between Patients With and Without Breast Reconstruction.

Background After breast surgery, with or without immediate reconstruction, persistent pain can be a significant issue for patients. In this analysis, we identified the postoperative pain site after breast surgery, including reconstruction, in an attempt to find ways to enhance surgical procedures or provide pain relief. At 1 year after surgery, patients were asked whether they had pain in particular areas of the body. In the medial breast, upper breast, and abdomen, the lowest epigastric flap cases had significantly less pain and TE/Imp cases had significantly less pain, and TE/Imp cases had significantly less pain and TE/Imp were significantly less painful. Conclusions The present study found that the localization of prolonged postoperative pain following breast surgery differs depending on the surgical technique. These findings may help develop surgical techniques and establish safe pain relief that focuses on the identified pain areas.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35443265


Chronic pain and long-term dementia risk in older adults: Results from a 24-year longitudinal study.

In previous studies, chronic pain was attributed to cognitive impairment. However, the longitudinal relationship between CP and dementia remains to be debated. In a population-based cohort of seniors, we sought to determine the potential link between CP and long-term dementia risk, considering covariables related to CP and cognitive function. An illness-death model was used to determine the relationship between CP and incident dementia risk controlled for sex, educational level, comorbidities, grief, antidepressant drugs, and analgesics. In the univariate model, CP+/A+ participants had a greater chance of experiencing dementia than the CP-/A-group group, according to the univariate approach. Conclusions Our findings failed to show a significant correlation between CP's presence and long-term dementia risk, indicating that the cognitive decline associated with CP observed in the literature does not appear to be related to Alzheimer's disease or related disorders.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35434855

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