For people with painful finger osteoarthritis, the advent of a nonsurgical procedure called lipofilling could be welcome news. Lipofilling is when fat from another part of the body is transferred into arthritic joints. Research involving 18 people suggests the procedure produces lasting improvements in hand function and especially pain.
Dancing helps people with fibromyalgia, especially if it’s creative, says a review of the evidence in Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. Exercise has been shown to be an effective way of reducing fibromyalgia symptoms. Some work also reports benefits of dance-based interventions. So a team set out to see if creative dance and repetitive dance have similar levels of success.
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Neurons in the spinal cord process pain signals differently in women and men, scientists discover for the first time. The finding could lead to better and more personalised treatments for chronic pain.