Pain Management

News
January 23, 2019

One of a convincing meta-analysis explaining that lidocaine-prilocaine cream gives comparable results in reducing pain during perineal repair after vaginal delivery was published in 'The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine'.

Perineal trauma is a common problem that affects women during vaginal delivery which can either be spontaneous (tear) or intentional (episiotomy). Suitable analgesics provide relief when the repair of perineal trauma is required. Amongst these, topical products such as lidocaine-prilocaine cream found effective in relieving pain, but still, there were unanswered questions regarding its efficacy and safety.

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News
January 21, 2019

The analysis of the PRECISION (Prospective Randomized Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety Versus Ibuprofen or Naproxen) trial revealed that Celecoxib has a more favourable overall safety profile as compared to naproxen or ibuprofen if administered without aspirin, as per a study issued in 'Journal of the American College of Cardiology'.

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News
January 21, 2019

A study published in the journal of 'Physiotherapy Research International' described that higher the neck pain intensity and catastrophizing, lower is the functional performance and lateral rotation range of motion of the shoulder.

The study focused on understanding the range of motion and functional performance of the shoulder with pain measures in inactive individuals with and without neck pain.

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News
January 21, 2019

A team of researchers from Psychology and Communication Technology (PaCT) Lab in Northumbria University, Newcastle worked on a new robotic walking frame that could help older people in early recovery after a fall or injury, decreasing the length of time they need to stay in a hospital.

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News
January 19, 2019

The findings from a randomised clinical trial published in 'BMJ' explained that percutaneous vertebroplasty did not lead to statistically significantly greater pain relief as compared to a sham procedure during 12 months' follow-up among the patients with acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures.

The researchers examined whether the percutaneous vertebroplasty results in more pain relief as compared to the sham procedure in patients suffering from acute osteoporotic compression fractures of the vertebral body.

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