The effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine therapy in reducing pain in diabetic neuropathy: A systematic review
Most scientific evidence reports the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine therapies in reducing pain in diabetic neuropathy, thus strengthening its application as an adjunct to conventional medicine is needed.
The use of complementary and alternative medicine in adults with depressive disorders. A critical integrative review.
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of affective disorders
Analgesic opioid use disorders in patients with chronic non-cancer pain: A holistic approach for tailored management
- MedicineNeuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
Tai Chi for Chronic Pain Conditions: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
- Medicine, PsychologyScientific reports
The aggregated results have indicated that Tai Chi showed positive evidence on immediate relief of chronic pain from osteoarthritis and clinicians may consider Tai Chi as a viable complementary and alternative medicine for chronic pain conditions.
Use of complementary and alternative medicine by children in Europe: published data and expert perspectives.
- MedicineComplementary therapies in medicine
Efficacy and safety of oral pharmacological and supplementary therapies in bladder pain syndrome: a systematic review
- MedicineThe Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery
Among retrieved trials, amitriptyline in combination with ALA and n -3 PUFA, sildenafil, and cyclosporine A proved their efficacy for BPS/IC and CyA was superior to PPS but possessed greater AEs.
Observational multicentric study on chronic sciatic pain: clinical data from 44 Italian centers.
- Medicine, PsychologyEuropean review for medical and pharmacological sciences
The results of this study suggest that a multimodal approach based on the association of ALA with physical and pharmacological therapies can be beneficial in the treatment of LBP with sciatica.
Post-laminectomy Back Pain: Understanding the Progress from Acute to Chronic Pain State
Information from the literature is reported in order to contribute to a study designed to determine whether an intermediate, post-discharge intervention following surgery, would be effective and a dearth of information concerning laminectomies is revealed.
Development and validation of diagnostic tools for adolescent chronic pain patients
- Psychology, Medicine
There is now a validated German assessment tool to measure pain perception in adolescents with chronic pain (Pain Perception Scale for Adolescents, SES-J), suitable for clinical application.
Is treatment of postherpetic neuralgia in the community consistent with evidence-based recommendations?
- Medicine, PsychologyPAIN®
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Complementary and alternative medicine use by primary care patients with chronic pain.
- MedicinePain medicine
Complementary and alternative therapies were popular among patients with chronic pain disorders surveyed in academic primary care settings and when asked to choose between traditional therapies or CAM, most patients still preferred traditional therapies for pain relief.
CAM therapies among primary care patients using opioid therapy for chronic pain
- Medicine, PsychologyBMC complementary and alternative medicine
This study suggests CAM therapy is widely used by patients receiving opioids for chronic pain, and whether opioids can be reduced by introducing such therapies remains to be studied.
The use of complementary and alternative medicines by patients with peripheral neuropathy
- MedicineJournal of the Neurological Sciences
Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children: United States, 2007.
- MedicineNational health statistics reports
For both adults and children in 2007, when worry about cost delayed receipt of conventional care, individuals were more likely to use CAM than when the cost of conventional health care was not a worry.
Predictors of complementary and alternative medicine use in chronic pain patients.
- Medicine, PsychologyPain medicine
It is found that mental health, as measured by depressive symptoms, had no noticeable impact on CAM usage among chronic pain patients, and overall, who uses CAM depends on the modality; however, education, pain severity, and pain duration are persistent correlates of CAM usage regardless of the therapy considered.
Use of complementary and alternative therapies in community-dwelling older adults.
- MedicineJournal of alternative and complementary medicine
CAM use is common in older adults, especially those with health problems, and the widespread use of oral supplements combined with not disclosing CAM use to primary care providers is a concern.
Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with needle acupuncture.
- MedicineThe spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society
Acupuncture for Lower Back Pain: A Review
- MedicineThe Clinical journal of pain
There is a paucity of high-quality research assessing efficacy of acupuncture in the management of LBP, and it is imperative that further research be performed, both preclinical to help elucidate the mechanisms underlying acupuncture, and clinical to justify its clinical application.
Multidisciplinary bio-psycho-social rehabilitation for chronic low back pain.
- Medicine, PsychologyThe Cochrane database of systematic reviews
There was strong evidence that intensive multidisciplinary bio-psycho-social rehabilitation with a functional restoration approach improved function when compared with inpatient or outpatient non-multidisciplinary treatments.
Interventional Therapies, Surgery, and Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation for Low Back Pain: An Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline From the American Pain Society
- Medicine, PsychologySpine
Due to important trade-offs between potential benefits, harms, costs, and burdens of alternative therapies, shared decision-making is an important component of a number of the recommendations.