PAIN+ CPN

There are 24 Evidence Summaries available


# Declarative Title Published
1 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?
Patient Summary
2018/12/21
2 Doctor, I have persistent arm pain after my breast cancer treatment. Will myofascial techniques help to treat my pain?
Patient Summary
2018/12/21
3 Doctor, I have chronic pain. Will a patient-led Chronic Pain Self-Management Programme help me manage my symptoms?
Patient Summary
2018/12/21
4 Doctor, I have shoulder hand syndrome. Will adding acupuncture to my rehabilitation therapy help improve my symptoms?
Patient Summary
2018/12/21
5 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?
Patient Summary
2018/08/30
6 Doctor, is medical marijuana an appropriate treatment for my child’s medical condition?
Patient Summary
2018/08/30
7 Doctor, I have chronic low back pain. Should I treat it with total disc replacement surgery or multidisciplinary rehabilitation?
Patient Summary
2018/07/26
8 I have chronic pain. Will cannabis help me manage my pain?
Patient Summary
2018/07/26
9 I have chronic pain. Will a remote pain management course help me manage my pain?
Patient Summary
2018/07/26
10 I have chronic pain, should I listen to music?
Patient Summary
2018/07/25
11 In people with cancer, music therapy reduces anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue
GP Summary
2017/08/15
12 In people with chronic low back pain, selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduce pain
GP Summary
2017/08/14
13 Yoga reduces pain and disability at up to 1 year in people with low back pain
GP Summary
2017/08/14
14 In people with cancer, strong opioid painkillers do not differ from each other for pain relief or side effects
GP Summary
2017/08/14
15 NSAIDS, except naproxen, increase major coronary events; all NSAIDs increase heart failure and upper gastrointestinal complications
GP Summary
2017/08/14
16 Epidural corticosteroid injections have a small, short-term benefit for leg pain and disability in people with sciatica
GP Summary
2017/08/14
17 Several drugs reduce pain related to diabetic neuropathy in the short-term
GP Summary
2017/08/14
18 Drug treatments can help people with pain from damaged nerves (neuropathic pain)
GP Summary
2017/07/28
19 In people who have chest pain without a known cause, cognitive–behavioural therapy reduces pain in the short-term
GP Summary
2017/07/28
20 Corticosteroid injections do not reduce pain from rotator cuff tendinosis at 3 months
GP Summary
2017/07/28
21 Acupuncture improves functioning and provides short-term relief of knee pain due to osteoarthritis
GP Summary
2017/07/28
22 Exercise programs that focus on coordination/stabilization or strength/resistance can improve chronic low back pain
GP Summary
2017/07/28
23 In people with radicular low back pain or spinal stenosis, epidural corticosteroid injections do not improve pain or function
GP Summary
2017/07/28
24 In people with chronic pain, there is no evidence on the effect of long-term opioids on pain, function, or quality of life
GP Summary
2017/07/28