Dr. Antoni Chan synovialjoints
Quote of the day from David Borenstein at #ACR19 “Low back and neck pain are second only to the cold the most common affliction for mankind” @RheumNow https://t.co/MAX0TCXnqK
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#acr19 @RheumNow Pearls by Dr Sterling West 1. Pain w/ measuring BP (BP cuff test) sens 69%, spec 80%= FM 2. Recurrent troch/anserine bursitis - take off shoes and watch them walk might see hallux rigidis, over pronation- (my hint: look for leg length discrepancy as well)
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#acr19 @rheumnow Hench Lecture w/Dr J Reveille on back pain to HLA B27 20% of people 20-50 yrs old in US have chronic back pain. How many of you have back pain now?
Dr. Tate discusses abstract #1163 Erosions Are the Most Often Reported Structural Lesion on MRI of the Sacroiliac Joints in axSpA Patients with IBP as presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in Atlanta.
One thing that Dan Clauw pointed out in his #fibromyalgia talk was that legalising cannabis in a state leads to dramatic reductions in opioid overdoses, in some cases showing reductions of >40% sustained for years. #ACR19 @Rheumnow Ref -> https://t.co/buRPCqeR2A
Almost all patients with pain have mixed pain states, so working out effective therapies for their pain depends on the proportion of each type of pain they have: nociceptive/neuropathic/centralised pain #ACR19 FM MTP Prof Clauw @RheumNow
Advice from Dan Clauw on using cannabinoids / CBD for pain. Chronic pain users should aim for 10:1 CBD:THC ratio #ACR19 @RheumNow MTP https://t.co/DHssq7jmlS