ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Can Autoimmune Conditions be Reversed? Researchers Make a Surprising Discovery

How One Tiny Molecule Turned into One Huge Health Breakthrough

Acupuncture boosts effectiveness of standard medical care for chronic pain, depression

Research on Astaxanthin Demonstrates Significant Whole Body Benefits

Nutrients Boost Stem Cell Function

Humans have three times more brown body fat

B12 Proven Essential for Every Cell

Soy isoflavones may benefit breast cancer patients

How B Vitamins Improve Brain Health, Cognition, Psychiatric Problems and Mood Disorders

Dietary prebiotics improve sleep, buffer impacts of stress, says study

 
Print Page
Email Article

Abstract: Clinical study of chronic pain in hereditary myopathies

  [ 102 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
www.ProHealth.com • December 29, 2003


Eur J Pain. 2004;8(1):55-61.

Delorme T, Boureau F, Eymard B, Laforet P, Cottrel F.

Centre d'Evaluation et de Traitement de la Douleur, Hopital Saint-Antoine, 184 rue du Faubourg, 75102 Saint Antoine, Paris, France

In the field of neuromuscular diseases, pain and its management remain imperfectly understood and described. We study 68 unselected, consecutive adult patients attending a multidisciplinary consultation for hereditary myopathy. Forty-six (67%) were suffering from chronic pain. Pain was assessed with self report questionnaire and a standardized clinical evaluation. Mean duration of the pain was 7.2+/-8.9 years, and multiple body sites were involved in 91% of cases. Usual pain intensity (Visual Analogue Scale 0-100) was moderate (39.5+/-26.2).

For 42 patients (91%) the principal cause of the pain was of muscular origin, with frequent features of myofascial pain syndromes (MPS, 50%) and fibromyalgia (FMS, 26%). Pain was the major complaint for 6.3% of the patients. Pain management was essentially based on physiotherapy. Only a minority of patients (38%) has an appropriate drug treatment. Common analgesics appeared to be very effective in these patients.

PMID: 14690675 [PubMed - in process]




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Vitamin D3 Extreme™ FibroSleep™

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
NAD+ Ignite with Niagen

Featured Products

Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength

Natural Remedies

Block food Cravings At Their Molecular Root Block food Cravings At Their Molecular Root
Optimize Your Immune System Naturally: Thymic Protein A Optimize Your Immune System Naturally: Thymic Protein A
Safely Burn Away Body Fat Safely Burn Away Body Fat
The New Dual Activation Pain Relief Cream The New Dual Activation Pain Relief Cream
Fight Inflammation and Promote Cognitive Health with High-OPC Grape Seed Fight Inflammation and Promote Cognitive Health with High-OPC Grape Seed

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map