Chronic Pain

Excess Body Mass and Leisure Time Physical Activity in the Incidence and Persistence of Chronic Pain. Shiri R, Lallukka T, Rahkonen O, Leino-Arjas P. Pain Med. 2020 May 6. pii: pnaa102. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnaa102. Chronic Pain Increases the Risk for Major Adverse Cardiac and Cerebrovascular Events: A Nationwide Population-Based Study in Asia. Chung KM, Ho CH, Chen YC, Hsu CC, Chiu CC, Lin HJ, Wang JJ, Huang CC. Pain Med. 2020 May 7. pii: pnaa107. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnaa107. Physical disuse contributes to widespread chronic mechanical hyperalgesia, tactile allodynia, and cold allodynia through neurogenic inflammation and spino-parabrachio-amygdaloid pathway activation. Ohmichi Y, Ohmichi M, Tashima R, Osuka K, Fukushige K, Kanikowska D, Fukazawa Y, Yawo H, Tsuda M, Naito M, Nakano T. Pain. 2020 Mar 13. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001867. Are weather conditions associated with chronic musculoskeletal pain? Review of results and methodologies. Beukenhorst AL, Schultz DM, McBeth J, Sergeant JC, Dixon WG. Pain. 2020 Apr;161(4):668-683. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001776. Best Evidence Rehabilitation for Chronic Pain Part 5: Osteoarthritis. Rice D, McNair P, Huysmans E, Letzen J, Finan P. J Clin Med. 2019 Oct 24;8(11). pii: E1769. doi: 10.3390/jcm8111769. Almost 1 in 5 South African adults have chronic pain: a prevalence study conducted in a large nationally representative sample. Kamerman PR, Bradshaw D, Laubscher R, Wyk VP, Gray GE, Mitchell D, Chetty S. Pain. 2020 Feb 25. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001844. The Role of Pain-Related Cognitions in the Relationship Between Pain Severity, Depression, and Pain Interference in a Sample of Primary Care Patients with Both Chronic Pain and Depression. Sánchez-Rodríguez E, Aragonès E, Jensen MP, Tomé-Pires C, Rambla C, López-Cortacans G, Miró J. Pain Med. 2020 Feb 25. pii: pnz363. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz363. ChrOnic pain self-ManagementMent support with pain science EducatioN and exerCisE (COMMENCE) for people with chronic pain and multiple comorbidities: A randomized controlled trial. Miller J, MacDermid JC, Walton DM, Richardson J. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2020 Jan 28. pii: S0003-9993(20)30028-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2019.12.016. Cupping for patients with chronic pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Cramer H, Klose P, Teut M, Rotter G, Ortiz M, Anheyer D, Linde K, Brinkhaus B. J Pain. 2020 Jan 23. pii: S1526-5900(20)30003-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2020.01.002. The Complex Interplay of Pain, Depression, and Anxiety Symptoms in Patients with Chronic Pain: A Network Approach. Gómez Penedo JM, Rubel JA, Blättler L, Schmidt SJ, Stewart J, Egloff N, Grosse Holtforth M. Clin J Pain. 2020 Jan 2. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000797. Update on Reversal and Decline of Growth of Utilization of Interventional Techniques In Managing Chronic Pain in the Medicare Population from 2000 to 2018. Manchikanti L, Sanapati MR, Pampati V, Boswell MV, Kaye AD, Hirsch JA. Pain Physician. 2019 Nov;22(6):521-536. Overactivity in Chronic Pain, the Role of Pain Related Endurance and Neuromuscular Activity – An Interdisciplinary, Narrative Review. Hasenbring MI, Andrews NE, Ebenbichler G. Clin J Pain. 2019 Dec 10. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000785. Rehabilitation Succeeds Where Technology and Pharmacology Failed: Effective Treatment of Persistent Pain across the Lifespan. Ickmans K, Voogt L, Nijs J. J Clin Med. 2019 Nov 21;8(12). pii: E2042. doi: 10.3390/jcm8122042. The natural course of chronic pain in a general population: Stability and change in an eight-wave longitudinal study over four years (the HUNT pain study). Glette M, Stiles TC, Borchgrevink PC, Landmark T. J Pain. 2019 Nov 4. pii: S1526-5900(19)30845-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.10.008. From fear of movement-related pain and avoidance to chronic pain disability: a state-of-the-art review Ann Meulders. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences Volume 26, April 2019, Pages 130-136. DOI: 10.1016/j.cobeha.2018.12.007 From (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care) policy to implementation: A retrospective look at a community-based patient-centered model of care for chronic pain Angela Mailis & S. Fatima Lakha. Canadian Journal of Pain. 03 Jun 2019. DOI: 10.1080/24740527.2019.1614880 Best Evidence Rehabilitation for Chronic Pain Part 5: Osteoarthritis. Rice D, McNair P, Huysmans E, Letzen J, Finan P. J Clin Med. 2019 Oct 24;8(11). pii: E1769. doi: 10.3390/jcm8111769. Best Evidence Rehabilitation for Chronic Pain Part 4: Neck Pain. Sterling M, de Zoete RMJ, Coppieters I, Farrell SF. J Clin Med. 2019 Aug 15;8(8). pii: E1219. doi: 10.3390/jcm8081219. Review. Pain, physical and psychosocial functioning in adolescents at-risk for developing chronic pain: A longitudinal case-control study. Wilson AC, Holley AL, Stone A, Fales JL, Palermo TM. J Pain. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S1526-5900(19)30791-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.08.009. Profiling Modifiable Psychosocial Factors among Children with Chronic Pain: A Person-Centered Methodology Patricia A. Richardson, Kathryn A. Birnie, Lauren E. Harrison, Adithi Rajagopalan, Rashmi P. Bhandari. The Journal of Pain. September 12, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.08.015 Lifestyle and Chronic Pain Across the Lifespan: An Inconvenient Truth? Nijs J, D’Hondt E, Clarys P, Deliens T, Polli A, Malfliet A, Coppieters I, Willaert W, Tumkaya Yilmaz S, Elma Ö, Ickmans K. PM R. 2019 Aug 22. doi: 10.1002/pmrj.12244. The language of chronic pain. Munday I, Kneebone I, Newton-John T. Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Jun 7:1-8. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2019.1624842. Corticomotor depression is associated with higher pain severity in the transition to sustained pain: a longitudinal exploratory study of individual differences. Seminowicz DA, Thapa T, Schabrun SM. J Pain. 2019 Jun 12. pii: S1526-5900(19)30744-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.06.005. The importance of emotional distress, cognitive behavioural factors and pain for life impact at baseline and for outcomes after rehabilitation – a SQRP study of more than 20,000 chronic pain patients Gerdle, Björn / Åkerblom, Sophia / Stålnacke, Britt-Marie / Brodda Jansen, Gunilla / Enthoven, Paul / Ernberg, Malin / Dong, Huan-Ji / Äng, Björn O / Boersma, Katja. Scandinavian Journal of Pain. 05/31/2019. DOI: 10.1515/sjpain-2019-0016 Pain-related fear, pain intensity and function in individuals with chronic musculoskeletal pain: A Systematic review and meta-analysis. Martinez-Calderon J, Flores-Cortes M, Morales-Asencio JM, Luque-Suarez A. J Pain. 2019 May 4. pii: S1526-5900(18)30594-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.04.009. The Effect of Induced and Chronic Pain on Attention. Moore DJ, Meints SM, Lazaridou A, Johnson D, Franceschelli O, Cornelius M, Schreiber K, Edwards RR. J Pain. 2019 May 8. pii: S1526-5900(18)30682-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.05.004. The silent epidemic of chronic pain in older adults. Domenichiello AF, Ramsden CE. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2019 Apr 17. pii: S0278-5846(19)30083-1. doi: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2019.04.006. Remission From Suicidal Ideation Among Those in Chronic Pain: What Factors Are Associated With Resilience? Fuller-Thomson E, Kotchapaw LD. J Pain. 2019 Apr 9. pii: S1526-5900(19)30696-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.02.096. Measuring stigma in chronic pain: Preliminary investigation of instrument psychometrics, correlates, and magnitude of change in a prospective cohort attending interdisciplinary treatment Whitney Scott, Lin Yu, Shrina Patel, Lance M. McCracken. The Journal of Pain. March 30, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.03.011 Could epigenetics help explain racial disparities in chronic pain?  Aroke EN, Joseph PV, Roy A, Overstreet DS, Tollefsbol TO, Vance DE, Goodin BR. Journal of Pain Research 2019, 12:701-710. 18 February 2019. DOI: 10.2147/JPR.S191848 Motor Responses to Noxious Stimuli Shape Pain Perception in Chronic Pain Patients. Heitmann H, May ES, Tiemann L, Schmidt P, Nickel MM, Ta Dinh S, Hohn VD, Tölle TR, Ploner M. eNeuro. 2018 Nov 29;5(5). pii: ENEURO.0290-18.2018. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0290-18.2018. Prevalence and Profile of High-Impact Chronic Pain in the United States. Pitcher MH, Von Korff M, Bushnell MC, Porter L. J Pain. 2019 Feb;20(2):146-160. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.07.006. Do Post-Traumatic Pain and Post-Traumatic Stress Symptomatology Mutually Maintain Each Other? A Systematic Review of Cross-Lagged Studies. Ravn SL, Hartvigsen J, Hansen M, Sterling M, Andersen TE. Pain. 2018 Jul 2. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001331. Reduced endogenous pain inhibition in adolescent girls with chronic pain. Chrétien R, Lavoie S, Chalaye P, de Vette E, Lafrenaye S. Scand J Pain. 2018 Jul 14. pii: /j/sjpain.ahead-of-print/sjpain-2018-0071/sjpain-2018-0071.xml. doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2018-0071. Enhancing the success of functional restoration using complementary and integrative therapies: Protocol and challenges of a comparative effectiveness study in active duty service members with chronic pain. Flynn DM, McQuinn H, Fairchok A, Eaton LH, Langford DJ, Snow T, Doorenbos AZ. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2018 Nov 29;13:100311. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2018.100311. Living well with chronic pain: a classical grounded theory. Lennox Thompson B, Gage J, Kirk R. Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Jan 11:1-12. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2018.1517195. Shared Mechanisms of Chronic Pain and Emotional-Motivational Problems: From Basic Science to the Clinics. Becker S, Navratilova E, Nees F, Van Damme S. Pain Res Manag. 2018 Nov 19;2018:9305026. doi: 10.1155/2018/9305026. A Concurrent Cognitive Task Does Not Perturb Quiet Standing in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Rasouli O, Fors EA, Vasseljen O, Stensdotter AK. Pain Res Manag. 2018 Aug 7;2018:9014232. doi: 10.1155/2018/9014232. Emotional and Motivational Pain Processing: Current State of Knowledge and Perspectives in Translational Research. Becker S, Navratilova E, Nees F, Van Damme S. Pain Res Manag. 2018 Jul 18;2018:5457870. doi: 10.1155/2018/5457870. Optimism, Positive and Negative Affect, and Goal Adjustment Strategies: Their Relationship to Activity Patterns in Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain. Esteve R, López-Martínez AE, Peters ML, Serrano-Ibáñez ER, Ruiz-Párraga GT, Ramírez-Maestre C. Pain Res Manag. 2018 Mar 15;2018:6291719. doi: 10.1155/2018/6291719. The Underestimated Significance of Conditioning in Placebo Hypoalgesia and Nocebo Hyperalgesia. Bräscher AK, Witthöft M, Becker S. Pain Res Manag. 2018 Jan 28;2018:6841985. doi: 10.1155/2018/6841985. Amygdala Plasticity and Pain. Thompson JM, Neugebauer V. Pain Res Manag. 2017;2017:8296501. doi: 10.1155/2017/8296501. Disentangling the Sleep-Pain Relationship in Pediatric Chronic Pain: The Mediating Role of Internalizing Mental Health Symptoms. Pavlova M, Ference J, Hancock M, Noel M. Pain Res Manag. 2017;2017:1586921. doi: 10.1155/2017/1586921. School Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Chronic Pain. Jastrowski Mano KE. Pain Res Manag. 2017;2017:8328174. doi: 10.1155/2017/8328174. Short-term effect of a chronic pain self-management intervention delivered by an easily accessible primary healthcare service: a randomised controlled trial. Nøst TH, Steinsbekk A, Bratås O, Grønning K. BMJ Open. 2018 Dec 9;8(12):e023017. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023017. Peripheral and central viewpoints of chronic pain, and translational implications. Apkarian AV, Reckziegel D. Neurosci Lett. 2018 Nov 29. pii: S0304-3940(18)30826-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2018.11.040. Definitions of nociception, pain, and chronic pain with implications regarding science and society. Apkarian AV. Neurosci Lett. 2018 Nov 29. pii: S0304-3940(18)30825-5. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2018.11.039. Incident chronic spinal pain and depressive disorders: Data from the National Comorbidity Survey. Schmaling KB, Nounou ZA. J Pain. 2018 Nov 21. pii: S1526-5900(18)30847-2. Doi 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.11.002. The role of sleep quality and fatigue on the benefits of an interdisciplinary treatment for adults with chronic pain. de la Vega R, Racine M, Castarlenas E, Solé E, Roy R, Jensen MP, Miró J, Cane D. Pain Pract. 2018 Nov 17. doi: 10.1111/papr.12746. Pan-Canadian estimates of chronic pain prevalence from 2000 to 2014: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Survey Analysis Matthew S. Shupler, John K. Kramer, Jacquelyn J. Cragg, Catherine R. Jutzeler, David G.T. Whitehurst. Journal of Pain. November 29, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.10.010 Incident chronic spinal pain and depressive disorders: Data from the National Comorbidity Survey. Schmaling KB, Nounou ZA. J Pain. 2018 Nov 21. pii: S1526-5900(18)30847-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.11.002. What is the effect of alcohol consumption on the risk of chronic widespread pain? A Mendelian randomisation study using UK Biobank. Beasley M, Freidin MB, Basu N, Williams FMK, Macfarlane GJ. Pain. 2018 Oct 26. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001426. Mechanisms that drive bone pain across the lifespan. Mantyh PW. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2018 Oct 24. doi: 10.1111/bcp.13801. Effectiveness of Integration and Re-Integration into Work Strategies for Persons with Chronic Conditions: A Systematic Review of European Strategies. Sabariego C, Coenen M, Ito E, Fheodoroff K, Scaratti C, Leonardi M, Vlachou A, Stavroussi P, Brecelj V, Kovačič DS, Esteban E. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Mar 19;15(3). pii: E552. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15030552. The Effects of Partners’ Helping Motivation on Chronic Pain Patients’ Functioning over Time. Kindt S, Vansteenkiste M, Brenning K, Goubert L. J Pain. 2018 Oct 3. pii: S1526-5900(18)30666-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.09.008. Prevalence of Chronic Pain and High-Impact Chronic Pain Among Adults – United States, 2016. Dahlhamer J, Lucas J, Zelaya C, Nahin R, Mackey S, DeBar L, Kerns R, Von Korff M, Porter L, Helmick C. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018 Sep 14;67(36):1001-1006. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6736a2. Are Invasive Procedures Effective for Chronic Pain? A Systematic Review. Jonas WB, Crawford C, Colloca L, Kriston L, Linde K, Moseley B, Meissner K. Pain Med. 2018 Sep 10. doi: 10.1093/pm/pny154. Avoidance, pacing, or persistence in multidisciplinary functional rehabilitation for chronic musculoskeletal pain: An observational study with cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses. Luthi F, Vuistiner P, Favre C, Hilfiker R, Léger B. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 4;13(9):e0203329. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0203329. What does the gray matter decrease in the medial prefrontal cortex reflect in people with chronic pain? Kang D, McAuley JH, Kassem MS, Gatt JM, Gustin SM. Eur J Pain. 2018 Aug 12. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1304. Lifetime cigarette smoking and chronic widespread and regional pain in later adulthood: evidence from the 1946 British birth cohort study. Bendayan R, Cooper R, Muthuri SG. BMJ Open. 2018 Aug 29;8(8):e021896. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021896. Researching what matters to improve chronic pain care in Canada: A priority-setting partnership process to support patient-oriented research Poulin P, Busse J, et al. Canadian Journal of Pain. 19 Jul 2018. Doi: 10.1080/24740527.2018.1433959 Prevalence and profile of High Impact Chronic Pain in the United States. Pitcher MH, Von Korff M, Bushnell MC, Porter L. J Pain. 2018 Aug 7. pii: S1526-5900(18)30358-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.07.006. You’d better believe it: The conceptual and practical challenges of assessing malingering in patients with chronic pain. Tuck NL, Johnson MH, Bean DJ. J Pain. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S1526-5900(18)30347-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.07.002. Researching what matters to improve chronic pain care in Canada: A priority-setting partnership process to support patient-oriented research Poulin P, Busse J, et al. Canadian Journal of Pain. 19 Jul 2018. Doi: 10.1080/24740527.2018.1433959 Physical and psychosocial factors in the prevention of chronic pain in older age. Fancourt D, Steptoe A. J Pain. 2018 Jun 24. pii: S1526-5900(18)30304-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.06.001. Is Resolution of Chronic Pain Associated With Changes in Blood Pressure-related Hypoalgesia? de la Coba P, Bruehl S, Garber J, Smith CA, Walker LS. Ann Behav Med. 2018 May 31;52(7):552-559. doi: 10.1093/abm/kax021. Nerve injury-induced chronic pain is associated with persistent DNA methylation reprogramming in dorsal root ganglion. Garriga J, Laumet G, Chen SR, Zhang Y, Madzo J, Issa JJ, Pan HL, Jelinek J. J Neurosci. 2018 Jun 6. pii: 2616-17. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2616-17.2018. Spouse Criticism/Hostility Toward Partners with Chronic Pain: The Role of Spouse Attributions for Patient Control over Pain Behaviors. Burns JW, Gerhart J, Post KM, Smith DA, Porter LS, Buvanendran A, Fras AM, Keefe FJ. J Pain. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S1526-5900(18)30195-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.05.007. Transitioning from Acute to Chronic Pain: An Examination of Different Trajectories of Low-Back Pain. Gatchel RJ, Bevers K, Licciardone JC, Su J, Du Y, Brotto M. Healthcare (Basel). 2018 May 17;6(2). pii: E48. doi: 10.3390/healthcare6020048. Twelve year follow up of chronic pain in twins: changes in environmental and genetic influence over time. Burri A, Ogata S, Rice D, Williams FMK. Eur J Pain. 2018 Apr 20. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1233. Chronic pain patients exhibit a complex relationship triad between pain, resilience, and within- and cross-network functional connectivity of the default mode network. Hemington KS, Rogachov A, Cheng JC, Bosma RL, Kim JA, Osborne NR, Inman RD, Davis KD. Pain. 2018 Apr 23. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001252. What Works and Does Not Work in a Self-Management Intervention for People With Chronic Pain? Qualitative Systematic Review and Meta-Synthesis. Devan H, Hale L, Hempel D, Saipe B, Perry MA. Phys Ther. 2018 May 1;98(5):381-397. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzy029. Research Agenda for the Prevention of Pain and Its Impact: Report of the Work Group on the Prevention of Acute and Chronic Pain of the Federal Pain Research Strategy. Gatchel RJ, Reuben DB, Dagenais S, Turk DC, Chou R, Hershey A, Hicks G, Licciardone JC, Horn SD. J Pain. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S1526-5900(18)30107-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.02.015. Self-care of chronic musculoskeletal pain – experiences and attitudes of patients and health care providers. Kovačević I, Kogler VM, Turković TM, Dunkić LF, Ivanec Ž, Petek D. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Mar 7;19(1):76. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-1997-7. Anterior insular volume decrease is associated with dysfunction of the reward system in patients with chronic pain. Ikeda E, Li T, Kobinata H, Zhang S, Kurata J. Eur J Pain. 2018 Feb 13. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1205. Pain chronification: what should a non-pain medicine specialist know? Morlion B, Coluzzi F, Aldington D, Kocot-Kepska M, Pergolizzi J, Mangas AC, Ahlbeck K, Kalso E. Curr Med Res Opin. 2018 Mar 7:1-19. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2018.1449738. Anterior insular volume decrease is associated with dysfunction of the reward system in patients with chronic pain. Ikeda E, Li T, Kobinata H, Zhang S, Kurata J. Eur J Pain. 2018 Feb 13. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1205. Cumulative effects of multiple pains sites in youth with chronic pain. Basch MC, Chow ET, Logan DE, Borsook D, Schechter NL, Simons LE. Eur J Pain. 2018 Feb 13. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1201. Chronic pain patients can be classified into four groups: Clustering-based discriminant analysis of psychometric data from 4665 patients referred to a multidisciplinary pain centre (a SQRP study). Bäckryd E, Persson EB, Larsson AI, Fischer MR, Gerdle B. PLoS One. 2018 Feb 8;13(2):e0192623. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192623. Chronification of Pain: Mechanisms, Current Understanding, and Clinical Implications. Pak DJ, Yong RJ, Kaye AD, Urman RD. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2018 Feb 5;22(2):9. doi: 10.1007/s11916-018-0666-8. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor derived from sensory neurons plays a critical role in chronic pain. Sikandar S, Minett MS, Millet Q, Santana-Varela S, Lau J, Wood JN, Zhao J. Brain. 2018 Jan 30. doi: 10.1093/brain/awy009. Functional Brain Network Mechanism of Hypersensitivity in Chronic Pain. Lee U, Kim M, Lee K, Kaplan CM, Clauw DJ, Kim S, Mashour GA, Harris RE. Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 10;8(1):243. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18657-4. 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Modifiable risk factors for chronic back pain: insights using the co-twin control design

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The case of value-based healthcare for people living with complex long-term conditions 

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