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Atypical odontalgia (AO)/ phantom tooth pain/ non-odontogenic tooth pain is a complex throbbing in the tooth without significant pathology. It is an ongoing pain which affects the teeth or tooth sockets following extraction in the absence of any visible cause on clinical or radiographic examination. The diagnosis and treatment of pain in the orofacial region is a difficult task as comprise of mixed tissues. The efficacy of antidepressants like amitriptyline differs as per the case and severity of AO.

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Gout is counted among the most prevalent diseases which fluctuate 0.1% to 10% in different geographical regions. For acute gout treatment, the drugs which used most commonly are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). Many more drug modalities such as corticosteroid to tackle gout also explored recently.

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Gout is one of the most prevalent crystal-induced arthropathy widespread in 1-4% population globally with subprime management agendas. A retrospective audit was conducted in Christchurch Hospital from June 1, 2013, to May 31, 2014, by Sarah Wright and colleagues to examine acute flares and urate-lowering management agreed with international recommendations among gout patients.

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Rheumatoid arthritis affects the joints of the hands, feet, wrists, elbows, knees, and ankles. About 1.5 million people in the United States have rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Nearly three times as many females have the disease as men. In women, RA most generally occurs between ages 30 and 60. In the male, it often happens later in life.

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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a lifelong, autoimmune, inflammatory joint disease. It is commonly known arthritis in children and adolescents. This paper reviews the remembrance and treatment of lower limb pathologies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis from an allied health prospect.

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Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation is an approach treats chronic pain by stimulating dorsal root ganglion (DRG) particularly at places where conventional spinal cord stimulation not effective. This study helps to elucidate Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation efficacy in particular real-world clinical context circumstances.

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Dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation is a robust and reliable approach the provide relief from pain for a number of problems. This prospective observational investigation was designed to verify the efficacy of this approach in a typical real-world clinical context.

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Ankle arthrodesis is a method that provides relief from pain and enhances the functional capability of patients suffered from ankle arthritis. The question here is which type of ankle arthrodesis; Ilizarov external fixator stabilization or internal stabilization with screws provides better outcomes. This study explains the comparable efficacy of both methods using various scales.

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Osteoarthritis (OA) of the ankle joint is one of the major problems around the world. The study aimed to check whether sports and physical activity levels of a person influenced by the types of ankle joint arthrodesis stabilization using (1) the GRIMBY scale, (2) the LOWER LIMB Activity scale, (3) the VAS (visual analogue scale) ACTIVITY scale, (4) the UCLA activity scale, and (5) the FAAM (foot and ankle ability measure) SPORT scale.

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Deep infiltrating endometriosis is a highly invasive form of endometriosis which leads to severe pelvic pain and infertility. The surgical approaches like conservative surgery and nerve‐sparing have proven to be the efficient way to manage this endometriosis type but which method is the best? The following study answers the question by the determination of the best endometriosis management approach.

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Conservative or Radical surgery for bowel endometriosis treatment is still questionable. The study aimed to assess the surgical results of disk resection and segmental resection for pain symptoms, fertility, and quality of life score among the females with colorectal deep infiltrating endometriosis.

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Established rheumatoid arthritis (RA) pain, a severe arthritic condition is conventionally associated with peripheral inflammation of the joints. However, it is related to early RA as well? The answer to this question is explained in the following study.

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Neuropathic pain (NeP) shows significant association with established rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and affects the disease remission. However, during early RA stage, the effects of NeP was not investigated and therefore to evaluate the association between both, this study was conducted.

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Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is a devastating issue that involves nerve damage due to high blood glucose levels. Pregabalin is an FDA approved the drug to counter DPN associated pain but its role as per diabetic types. The study helps to elucidate the efficacy of Pregabalin among type one and two diabetic patients.

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The study aimed to compare the Pregabalin safety and efficacy in concern to painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (pDPN) management among people with type1/type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

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Vitamins are organic compounds essential for normal physiological functions.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) describes the rational use of medicines as, “patients receive medications appropriate to their clinical needs, in doses that meet their own individual requiremen

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The guidelines for clinical practice are focused on the preferred approaches to medical problems exhibited by scientifically valid research.

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Sinusitis affects about 1 in 8 adults in the United States, resulting in over 30 million annual diagnoses.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation
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Chronic pain can be a serious consequence of surviving cancer. The prevalence of pain in cancer survivors has been reported to be as high as 40%.

American Society of Clinical Oncology
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December 10, 2018

Atypical odontalgia (AO)/ phantom tooth pain/ non-odontogenic tooth pain is a complex throbbing in the tooth without significant pathology. It is an ongoing pain which affects the teeth or tooth sockets following extraction in the absence of any visible cause on clinical or radiographic examination. The diagnosis and treatment of pain in the orofacial region is a difficult task as comprise of mixed tissues. The efficacy of antidepressants like amitriptyline differs as per the case and severity of AO.

Key Take-Away:

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation is an approach treats chronic pain by stimulating dorsal root ganglion (DRG) particularly at places where conventional spinal cord stimulation not effective. This study helps to elucidate Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation efficacy in particular real-world clinical context circumstances.

Introduction
Dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation is a robust and reliable approach the provide relief from pain for a number of problems. This prospective observational investigation was designed to verify the efficacy of this approach in a typical real-world clinical context.

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Vitamins are organic compounds essential for normal physiological functions. However, some of them are not synthesized endogenously by the body and therefore have to be sequestered in small quantities from the diet.

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