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Combining targeted instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization applications and neuromuscular exercises can correct forward head posture and improve the functionality of patients with mechanical neck pain: a randomized control study Combining targeted instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization applications and neuromuscular exercises can correct forward head posture and improve the functionality of patients with mechanical neck pain: a randomized control study - PubMed This site needs (...) soft tissue mobilization applications and neuromuscular exercises can correct forward head posture and improve the functionality of patients with mechanical neck pain: a randomized control study , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Human Evaluation and Rehabilitation Laboratory, Physical Therapy Department, School of Health Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Patras, Psaron 6, 25100, Egio, Greece. 2 Human Evaluation and Rehabilitation Laboratory, Physical Therapy Department, School
, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston. PMID: 33315046 PMCID: PMC7737157 (available on 2021-12-14 ) DOI: Item in Clipboard Effectiveness of Mindfulness Meditation vs Headache Education for Adults With Migraine: A Randomized Clinical Trial Rebecca Erwin Wells et al. JAMA Intern Med . 2020 . Show details Display options Display options Format JAMA Intern Med Actions . 2020 Dec 14;e207090. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.7090. Online ahead of print. Authors (...) in migraine day frequency (baseline to 12 weeks). Secondary outcomes were changes in disability, quality of life, self-efficacy, pain catastrophizing, depression scores, and experimentally induced pain intensity and unpleasantness (baseline to 12, 24, and 36 weeks). Results: Most participants were female (n = 82, 92%), with a mean (SD) age of 43.9 (13.0) years, and had a mean (SD) of 7.3 (2.7) migraine days per month and high disability (Headache Impact Test-6: 63.5 [5.7]), attended class (median
by the Scottish Health Technology Council on 7 December 2020. A summary of the discussion is presented as follows: ? The Council acknowledged the severity of pain that is associated with cluster headaches and recognised the huge impact it can have on patients’ lives. ? The Council noted the importance of reviewing the use of gammaCore after 3 months to ensure that the technology is targeted to people who have responded to the treatment. ? The Council recognised that the estimated cost saving derived from (...) guidance were identified. What did the experts say? Full details of the questions asked in each round, and the anonymised responses received, can be obtained from SHTG on request. First round of questioning Nine experts responded to the first round of questioning. There was representation from neurologists, experts in headache disorders, anaesthesia and pain medicine and public health. The experts came from the following boards: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, NHS Grampian, NHS Fife, NHS Lothian, NHS
. Kaniecki, M.D. Department of Neurology University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA Matthew S. Robbins, M.D. Department of Neurology Weill Cornell Medicine New York, NY vii Management of Primary Headaches in Pregnancy Structured Abstract Objectives. This systematic review (SR) evaluates the literature on pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions to prevent or treat attacks of primary headaches (migraine, tension headache, cluster headache, and other trigeminal autonomic cephalgias (...) during pregnancy. ? No indirect evidence regarding harms of nonpharmacologic interventions in pregnancy was identified. ES-2 Background and Purpose Primary headaches (i.e., conditions in which the headache itself is the disorder) are common in pregnancy and comprise four types: migraine, tension headache, cluster headache, and other trigeminal autonomic cephalgias (TACs). Although tension headaches are more common, migraine is by far the most common primary headache to present to clinical practice
as having probable TTH. Tension-type headache is further characterized as being infrequent (i.e., at least 10 headache episodes occurring 3-months), or chronic (i.e., =15-days/month on average for >3-months) and whether or not it is associated with pericranial tenderness. Cluster headache is the most common of the trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias (TACs) and is considered to be one of the most painful conditions known to man. The diagnosis of cluster headache requires at least five severe to very severe (...) and/or neck; a cranial or cervical vascular disorder; a non-vascular intracranial disorder; a substance or its withdrawal; an infection; a disorder of homeostasis; a disorder of the cranium, neck, eyes, ears, nose, sinuses, mouth, or other facial or cervical structure; or a psychiatric disorder. This CPG addresses the management of three secondary headache types including cervicogenic headache (CGH), post-traumatic headache (PTH) (headache attributed to traumatic injury to the head), and MOH. These were
). Factors Contribute to Headache- Related Disability in Teens? Pediatr Neurol., 56, 48–54. Knezevic-Pogancev, M., Jovic, N., & Stojadinovic, A. (2014). Specific Triggers of Migraine Headache in Adolescents. Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences., 7(3),494-498. Lateef, T., Witonsky, K., He, J., & Merikanga, K. R. (2019). Headaches and sleep problems in US adolescents: Findings from the National Comorbidity Survey – Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A). Cephalalgia., 39(10),1226-1235. Lima, A. S., Cappato de (...) Adolescentes do Concelho da Covilhã. Dissertação para obtenção do Grau de Mestre em Medicina. Universidade da Beira Interior. Covilhã. Souza, N. E., Calumby, M. L., Afonso, E. O., Nogueira, T. Z. S., & Pereira, A. B. C. N. G. (2015). Cefaleia: migrânea e qualidade de vida. Revista de Saúde., 06(2),23-26. Wöber-Bingöl, C. (2013). Epidemiology of migraine and headache in children and adolescents. Curr PainHeadache, 17,341. Torres-Ferrus, M., Vila-Sal., C., Quintana, M., Ajanovic, S., Gallardo, V.J., Gomez
Psychological therapies for the management of chronic pain (excluding headache) in adults. Chronic non-cancer pain, a disabling and distressing condition, is common in adults. It is a global public health problem and economic burden on health and social care systems and on people with chronic pain. Psychological treatments aim to reduce pain, disability and distress. This review updates and extends its previous version, published in 2012.To determine the clinical efficacy and safety (...) pain. We excluded studies of headache or malignant disease, and those with fewer than 20 participants in any arm at treatment end.Two or more authors rated risk of bias, extracted data, and judged quality of evidence (GRADE). We compared cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), behavioural therapy (BT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) with active control or TAU at treatment end, and at six month to 12 month follow-up. We did not analyse the few trials of other psychological treatments. We
Vegas School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. 4 Department of Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. PMID: 32620543 DOI: Item in Clipboard Full-text links Cite Abstract Background: Many emergency physicians use an intravenous fluid bolus as part of a 'cocktail' of therapies for patients with headache, but it is unclear if this is beneficial. The objective of this study was to determine if an intravenous fluid bolus helps reduce pain or improve (...) in the control group. The between groups difference of 0.4 mm (95% CI -16.5 to 17.3) was not statistically significant (p=0.96). Additionally, no statistically significant difference was found between groups for any secondary outcome. Conclusion: Though our study lacked statistical power to detect small but clinically significant differences, ED patients who received an intravenous fluid bolus for their headache had similar improvements in pain and other outcomes compared with those who did not. Trial
if the headache is exacerbated by rotating the head horizontally two or three times per second. A 1991 observational study initially reported high sensitivity of this examination to predict pleocytosis. Pleocytosis, an abnormally high cerebrospinal fluid sample white cell count, is an accepted indicator of nervous system infection or inflammation. Jolt accentuation of headache may therefore accurately rule out meningitis without the use of lumbar puncture. However, more recent cross-sectional studies have (...) Diagnostic test accuracy of jolt accentuation for headache in acute meningitis in the emergency setting. Meningitis is inflammation of the meninges, the layers that protect the brain and spinal cord. Acute meningitis is an emergent disease that develops over the course of hours to several days. Delay in treatment can lead to serious outcomes. Inflammation of the meninges is assessed by analysing cerebrospinal fluid. Identifying the pathogen in cerebrospinal fluid is another way to diagnose
be treated? 7) Can relapse after successful treatment of MOH be prevented? PICO question 1: Are information and education effective for the prevention of MOH in patients at risk? Medication-overuse headache is, in principle, pre- ventable. However, few studies have investigated pre- ventive strategies among patients at risk of MOH. Based on epidemiological studies, suggested risk fac- tors for the development of MOH are primary head- ache disorders, female gender, high headache frequency, frequent use (...) headache to exam- ine the impact of a 3-week outpatient interdisciplinary program that included medical interventions address- ing long-term preventive medications, intravenous bridge therapies such as intravenous dihydroergo- tamine and optimization of acute migraine and head- ache management strategies. Outcome parameters were physical functioning and psychological impair- ment. Assessments of headache severity, psychological status and functional impairment were completed by 371 subjects (97.8
of COVID-19. In medical practice, treatment guidelines are based on clinical studies. NSAIDS, especially ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac and tolfenamic acid, have proven efficacy and safety in clinical trials of symptomatic treatment of migraine and therefore are recommended for acute treatment. Furthermore, indomethacin, is the only available treatment for some Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias. In general, NSAIDs are of great therapeutic value in headaches. The FDA recently released advice (...) Covid-19: HeadacheHEADACHE IN COVID-19 PANDEMIC - eanpages COVID-19 May 13, 2020 COVID-19 May 13, 2020 COVID-19 May 6, 2020 COVID-19 May 6, 2020 COVID-19 May 13, 2020 COVID-19 May 13, 2020 COVID-19 May 6, 2020 COVID-19 May 6, 2020 Executive Page May 1, 2020 Executive Page April 1, 2020 Executive Page March 1, 2020 Executive Page February 1, 2020 Country of the Month May 1, 2020 Country of the Month April 5, 2020 Country of the Month March 1, 2020 Country of the Month February 1, 2020 Paper
morphine 150 µg or normal saline. The primary outcome was the incidence of post-dural puncture headache. Secondary outcomes included onset, duration, and severity of post-dural puncture headache, the presence of cranial nerve symptoms and the type of treatment the patient received. Results: Sixty-one women were included in the study. The incidence of post-dural puncture headache was 21 of 27 (78%) in the intrathecal morphine group and 27 of 34 (79%) in the intrathecal saline group (difference, -1%; 95 (...) % CI, -25% to 24%). There were no differences between groups in the onset, duration, or severity of headache, or presence of cranial nerve symptoms. Epidural blood patch was administered to 10 of 27 (37%) of subjects in the intrathecal morphine and 11 of 21 (52%) of the intrathecal saline group (difference 15%; 95% CI, -18% to 48%). Conclusions: The present findings suggest that a single prophylactic intrathecal morphine dose of 150 µg administered shortly after delivery does not decrease
Prevalence of Familial Cluster Headache: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Prevalence of Familial Cluster Headache: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis | Research Square Browse Tools & Services Your Cart This preprint is under consideration at The Journal of Headache and Pain . A preprint is a preliminary version of a manuscript that has not completed peer review at a journal. Research Square does not conduct peer review prior to posting preprints. The posting of a preprint on this server (...) : Our findings estimate a rate of family history in CH to be approximately 6.27% (95% CI:4.65-8.40%) . While estimates were larger for female probands, we demonstrated high heterogeneity in this subgroup. These findings further support a genetic role in the aetiology of CH. Keywords Cluster headache, trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia, headache, genetics, gene, systematic review, meta-analysis, family history, heritability, heredity, inheritance Figures Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 3 Figure 4 Figure 5
to June 2019, by using keywords ‘nummular headache’, ‘coin-shaped headache’ and ‘coin-shaped cephalalgia’. Definition and classification NH is a rare kind of primary headache disorder that is defined as, ‘pain of highly variable duration, often chronic pain in a small circumscribed area of the scalp without any underlying cause’. ICHD-3 has described the following diagnostic criteria: (1) continuous or intermittent headpain, (2) exclusively on the scalp with four characteristics of sharply countered (...) headache Discussion NH has been reported by Pareja et al in the literature since 2002. According to a survey, NH comprises 0.25% of all headache consultation. According to The International Headache Society’s ICHD-III, the name coin-shaped cephalalgia is defined as NH categorised under primary headaches without an identifiable aetiology, (1) continuous or intermittent headpain, (2) exclusively on the scalp with four characteristics of sharply countered, fixed in size and shape, round or elliptical, 1
Prevalence of Familial Cluster Headache: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Prevalence of Familial Cluster Headache: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis | Research Square Browse Tools & Services Your Cart This preprint is under consideration at The Journal of Headache and Pain . A preprint is a preliminary version of a manuscript that has not completed peer review at a journal. Research Square does not conduct peer review prior to posting preprints. The posting of a preprint on this server (...) complete On 10 Feb, 2020 Editor invited On 10 Feb, 2020 First submitted On 07 Feb, 2020 Metrics Comments : 0 PDF Downloads : ... HTML Views : ... Subject Areas Learn more about our company. This preprint is under consideration at The Journal of Headache and Pain . A preprint is a preliminary version of a manuscript that has not completed peer review at a journal. Research Square does not conduct peer review prior to posting preprints. The posting of a preprint on this server should not be interpreted