Pain disorder is chronic pain experienced by a patient in one or more areas, and is thought to be caused by psychological stress. The pain is often so severe that it disables the patient from proper functioning.
Wiki Number: PW149
Diagnosis: Pain Disorder
Sex Ratio: M;F+
Age Onset: Children
Symptoms: Chronic pain thought to be caused by psychological stress; after accident, during illness, after drug withdrawal – but pain continues
Progression: After the pain should be gone, it increases due to attention or benefits for it.
Medications: transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, trigger-point injections, surgical ablations
Therapies: CBT-talk to retrain behaviors. Lohr’s “Calming My Pain!” DVD or Download (offered on this website) may help if used as requested.
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- Pattern of Initial Clinical Presentation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Hospital-Based Cross-Sectional Study from Bangladeshby A M Ahmmad on July 3, 2022
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disorder involving multiple systems and often presents with diverse clinical manifestations. The objective of the present study was to investigate the initial clinical presentations of SLE patients attending a tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh. This cross-sectional study was conducted among 85 SLE patients diagnosed according to the 1997 ACR Revised Criteria for Classification of SLE attending the Lupus Clinic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib...
- A Case of Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) Prostate Abscess, Osteomyelitis, and Myositis Associated with MSSA Bacteremia in a 60-Year-Old Patient Presenting with Back Painby Yassine Kilani on July 2, 2022
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus (SA) is a rare cause of prostatic abscess. Risk factors include genito-urinary instrumentalization and immunocompromised states. Because of the lack of guidelines on the diagnosis, management, and follow-up of SA prostate abscess, the diagnosis can sometimes be challenging. Our patient was a 60-year-old man who initially presented with lower back pain and was diagnosed with a methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) bacteremia, prostate abscess,...
- Urolithin A improves mitochondrial health, reduces cartilage degeneration, and alleviates pain in osteoarthritisby Davide D'Amico on July 2, 2022
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common age-related joint disorder with no effective therapy. According to the World Health Organization, OA affects over 500 million people and is characterized by degradation of cartilage and other joint tissues, severe pain, and impaired mobility. Mitochondrial dysfunction contributes to OA pathology. However, interventions to rescue mitochondrial defects in human OA are not available. Urolithin A (Mitopure) is a natural postbiotic compound that promotes...
- Chronic insertional Achilles tendinopathy secondary to congenital os Achilles: A case reportby Frederic J Washburn on July 2, 2022
CONCLUSION: This case report presents a unique occurrence of Achilles tendinopathy likely due to an accessory ossicle of congenital etiology. This highlights the importance of investigating the prevalence of this condition in those with chronic insertional Achilles tendinopathy, thus providing meaningful insight in considering effective treatment modalities in the management of these patients.