PAIN+ CPN

There are 58 Evidence Summaries available


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1 My pain specialist thinks I should receive CBT but there is no service in my area. The pain clinic offers CBT on the internet, does online CBT work?
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2022/05/30
2 Doctor, I have low back pain. Would pulsed electromagnetic field therapy reduce my pain and improve my physical activity level?
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2022/03/25
3 Doctor, I have musculoskeletal pain. Is doing aerobic exercise helpful or harmful?
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2022/03/25
4 Doctor, I have painful diabetic neuropathy. Which medications are the best for treating this condition?
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2022/03/22
5 Doctor, I have fibromyalgia. Are there treatments that don't require taking medications?
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2022/01/14
6 Doctor, I have heard about Virtual Reality being used to treat back pain. Can you tell me more about it?
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2022/01/14
7 Doctor, I have lower back pain, can using the SELFBACK app help to reduce my pain?
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2021/10/08
8 Doctor, I have a rotator cuff tear, is having surgery to repair it better than conservative treatment?
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2021/10/08
9 Doctor, is neuromuscular exercise helpful for chronic musculoskeletal pain?
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2021/09/02
10 Doctor, is there a diet that is helpful for reducing chronic pain?
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2021/07/20
11 Doctor, I am a woman with pelvic pain. Is physiotherapy helpful for treating this condition?
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2021/05/23
12 Doctor, I have neuropathic pain. Will ketamine infusions relieve my pain?
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2021/05/19
13 Doctor, I have fibromyalgia. Would spa therapy help my symptoms?
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2021/05/19
14 Doctor, I have frequent migraines. Can taking rimegepant prevent migraines?
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2021/03/15
15 Doctor, I have frequent migraines. Can mindfulness-based stress reduction help me?
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2021/03/15
16 Doctor, I have chronic sciatica. Is surgery a better option than nonsurgical treatments to relieve my symptoms?
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2020/12/31
17 Doctor, I have chronic pain, are there any treatment options that would include my partner and be helpful to both of us?
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2020/12/31
18 Doctor, I have lower back pain due to a herniated disc. Do injections of pain medications into the back have a lasting effect?
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2020/12/07
19 Doctor, I have heard that marijuana can be used to treat pain.
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2020/12/07
20 Doctor, is Peripheral Nerve Stimultation helpful for treating chronic neuropathic pain?
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2020/12/07
21 Doctor, I have pain due to a recent leg injury from a sports activity. What can you recommend for treatment?
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2020/10/03
22 Doctor, I have chronic pain, should I try acupuncture?
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2020/07/01
23 Doctor, I have chronic pain. Are opioid medications more likely to reduce my pain than non-opioid medications?
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2020/07/01
24 Doctor, I have plantar heel pain. Is it better for me to consider foot orthoses or corticosteroid injection to treat my pain?
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2019/08/14
25 Doctor, I have chronic pain with anxiety and/or depression. Will it help me to try transdiagnostic emotion-focused exposure treatment?
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2019/07/23
26 I have chronic joint pain. Will therapeutic ultrasound help me to manage my pain?
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2019/06/27
27 Doctor, I have diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain. Will duloxetine or pregabalin help me to manage it?
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2019/06/11
28 I have chronic neck pain. Would it help me to add interferential current stimulation to my physiotherapy?
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2019/06/11
29 Doctor, I have knee osteoarthritis. What are the side effects of the treatments available to me?
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2019/05/29
30 I have chronic low back pain. Will it help me to have spinal manipulative therapy?
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2019/05/01
31 I am an older adult with dementia experiencing chronic pain. Will psychosocial interventions help me to manage and reduce my pain?
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2019/03/29
32 Doctor, I have musculoskeletal pain. Will motor imagery help me to reduce pain and improve my range of motion?
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2019/02/26
33 Doctor, I have been taking opioids for my chronic pain condition. I want to taper my dose. Will my pain get worse if I taper my opioids?
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2019/02/26
34 Doctor, I have subacromial pain. Will specific (targeted) exercises help me?
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2019/02/01
35 Doctor, I am taking opioids for my chronic pain condition, but I want to reduce my dose. Will electroacupuncture help me to reduce my opioid dose?
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2018/12/21
36 Doctor, I have persistent arm pain after my breast cancer treatment. Will myofascial techniques help to treat my pain?
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2018/12/21
37 Doctor, I have chronic pain. Will a patient-led Chronic Pain Self-Management Programme help me manage my symptoms?
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2018/12/21
38 Doctor, I have shoulder hand syndrome. Will adding acupuncture to my rehabilitation therapy help improve my symptoms?
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2018/12/21
39 Doctor, I have heard about a new psychological therapy, Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy, for patients with fibromyalgia. Will that help me manage my symptoms?
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2018/08/30
40 Doctor, is medical marijuana an appropriate treatment for my child’s medical condition?
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2018/08/30
41 Doctor, I have chronic low back pain. Should I treat it with total disc replacement surgery or multidisciplinary rehabilitation?
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2018/07/26
42 I have chronic pain. Will cannabis help me manage my pain?
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2018/07/26
43 I have chronic pain. Will a remote pain management course help me manage my pain?
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2018/07/26
44 I have chronic pain, should I listen to music?
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2018/07/25
45 In people with cancer, music therapy reduces anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue
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2017/08/15
46 In people with chronic low back pain, selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduce pain
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2017/08/14
47 Yoga reduces pain and disability at up to 1 year in people with low back pain
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2017/08/14
48 In people with cancer, strong opioid painkillers do not differ from each other for pain relief or side effects
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2017/08/14
49 NSAIDS, except naproxen, increase major coronary events; all NSAIDs increase heart failure and upper gastrointestinal complications
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2017/08/14
50 Epidural corticosteroid injections have a small, short-term benefit for leg pain and disability in people with sciatica
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2017/08/14
51 Several drugs reduce pain related to diabetic neuropathy in the short-term
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2017/08/14
52 Drug treatments can help people with pain from damaged nerves (neuropathic pain)
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2017/07/28
53 In people who have chest pain without a known cause, cognitive–behavioural therapy reduces pain in the short-term
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2017/07/28
54 Corticosteroid injections do not reduce pain from rotator cuff tendinosis at 3 months
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2017/07/28
55 Acupuncture improves functioning and provides short-term relief of knee pain due to osteoarthritis
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2017/07/28
56 Exercise programs that focus on coordination/stabilization or strength/resistance can improve chronic low back pain
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2017/07/28
57 In people with radicular low back pain or spinal stenosis, epidural corticosteroid injections do not improve pain or function
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2017/07/28
58 In people with chronic pain, there is no evidence on the effect of long-term opioids on pain, function, or quality of life
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2017/07/28