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Treatment of Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Treatment of Myofascial Pain Syndrome Introduction Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) is a painful musculoskeletal condition, characterized by the development of Myofascial trigger points (TrPs), that are locally tender when active and refer pain through...

Management of Stress and Chronic Pain

Management of Stress and Chronic Pain Introduction Chronic pain is typically defined as a pain that does not subside after a natural healing period of three months and fails to respond to medication. Such...

Planning for Flare-Ups

Planning for Flare-Ups Introduction Pain flare-ups typically refer to those times when the chronic pain is more intense than usual. From a statistical viewpoint, if pain is being measured on a 0 to 10...

St. Mary’s Hospital Pain Clinic

St. Mary’s Hospital Pain Clinic Introduction The St. Mary’s Hospital is a state-of-the art medical organization providing services in various diverse fields of medicine. The services offered at the center include cardiovascular services, radiology...

Pain Scoring Systems

Pain Scoring Systems Introduction Pain scoring systems are scientifically developed and tested procedures for assessment of pain and severity of illnesses. Several types of pain scoring systems have been developed to grade the severity...

Guidelines for treatment of Neuropathic Pain

Guidelines for treatment of Neuropathic Pain Introduction Neuropathic pain is a complex, chronic pain state, typically characterized by a burning and shooting pain, along with a feeling of tingling and numbness. The International Association...

The Role of Orthopedic Physicians

The Role of Orthopedic Physicians Introduction Orthopedics is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases, injuries and conditions of the musculoskeletal system or the body’s muscles and skeleton. This structure also includes the joints,...