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Chronic pain is an escalating health problem encountered by health care professionals, particularly among older people. This study focused on the assessment of pain state among older individuals and established that changes in pain states after one year has a negative correlation with pain states studied at baseline.

Chronic musculoskeletal pain is common among older adults.

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Rheumatoid arthritis found within the knees with various types of symptoms which were different from those of knee osteoarthritis. The following study helps to elucidate specific characteristics of knee joint destruction among patients with rheumatoid arthritis using MRI and histological examination.

The study was intended to assess the association between knee joint rheumatoid arthritis (RA) characteristics and histological examination to illustrate pathogenesis of joint injury among patients with RA.

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Pregabalin is a gabapentinoid that was used mainly for the management of neuropathic pain. It specifically binds to alpha-2-delta subunit to produce antiepileptic and analgesic actions. In this study, the efficacy of pregabalin for diabetic neuropathy has been evaluated, and it has been determined that pregabalin can significantly reduce pain in a population of Chinese patients.

In Chinese patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (pDPN) very limited information existed regarding the efficacy of pregabalin.

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Manual therapy interventions are essential for the management of low back pain. There is an urgent need for assessing early change in manual therapy interventions to establish a connection between changes in session and study outcomes. This study uses a multivariate logistic analysis to determine the effects of early changes (two weeks after therapy) on improvement in low back pain subjects.

For manual therapy interventions, the early change is commonly assessed and has been used to determine treatment appropriateness.

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In this study, it has been reviewed that recent developments like estimation of lower back loads and large-array surface electromyography (LA-SEMG) can be potent in low back pain estimation. Various approaches using biomechanical models had been used to estimate LBP.

Low back pain (LBP) is the leading disabling musculoskeletal disorder globally making it a major public health problem.

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