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Development of a Self-Report Screening Instrument for Assessing Potential Opioid Medication Misuse in Chronic Pain Patients
This study comprised the first step in the psychometric development of a self-report screening instrument for risk of opioid medication misuse among chronic pain patients. A 26-item instrument, the Pain Medication Questionnaire ...
Back Surgery That Does Not Relieve Pain: An Update
(PPM Communications, Inc., 2011-01)
Osteopathic Medicine Approach to Pain Management
(PPM Communications, Inc., 2010-09)
With a holistic approach to patient care—encompassing the integration of structure and function, emotional and social aspects of health and healing, and a more heuristic biopsychosocial approach to pain assessment and ...
Early Treatment of TMJ May Prevent Chronic Pain and Disability
(PPM Communications, Inc., 2011-08-31)
An estimated 75% of Americans will experience symptoms of temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder (TMJMD) in their lifetime.1 Studies show that the prevalence of TMJMD varies widely. In any given year, approximately ...
Evidence-Based Review of the Efficacy of Functional Restoration for the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain
There are now almost 20 years of evidence-based clinical outcome data, from the United States as well as from other countries around the world, demonstrating the therapeutic effectiveness of functional restoration, a ...
Decreases in Cortisol Variability Between Treated and Untreated Jaw Pain Patients
(Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2006-08)
The study evaluated the impact of treatment on cortisol levels in acute pain patients at high risk for chronic jaw-related pain. Twenty-five patients with jaw pain or facial discomfort (< 6 months) participated in the ...
The Biopsychosocial Approach to Chronic Pain: Scientific Advances and Future Directions
(American Psychological Association, 2007-07)
The prevalence and cost of chronic pain is a major physical and mental health care problem in the United States today. As a result, there has been a recent explosion of research on chronic pain, with significant advances ...