Results: 44

For: musculoskeletal pain

Will it hurt? Chronic pain and psychological functioning


Kirsten Lawson examines a recent meta-analysis of psychological functioning in people living with chronic pain. She discovers that anxiety is more common than depression in people with chronic pain and that practitioners should prioritise psychological functioning when caring for patients suffering from chronic pain.

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What about stretch intensity and position?


Lesley Dawson considers a systematic review, which investigates how stretch intensity and body position may impact and influence the soft and connective tissue.

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Do corticosteroid injections improve osteoarthritis of the thumb?


Lesley Dawson looks at a study, which asked whether intra-articular injection of corticosteroid leads to pain relief and increased function in people with osteoarthritis of the thumb, and how long any effects last.

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Exercise therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome


In this blog, Tracey Howe looks at a Cochrane systematic review, examining the effects of exercise therapy for patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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Interventions to reduce imaging use in low-back pain


In this blog, Nicky Butler considers a systematic review that investigated the effectiveness of interventions designed to reduce the use of imaging and, consequently, improve both medical practice and my patients’ outcomes.

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