Joseph F Audette
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Acupuncture in the management of myofascial pain and headacheJoseph F Audette
Department of Physician Medicine and Rehabilitation, Outpatient Pain Services, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Integrative Care Center, The Osher Institute Harvard Medical School, 101 Main Street Boston, MA 02446, USA
Curr Pain Headache Rep 7:395-401. 2003..This review provides a brief overview of acupuncture and what is known of its effectiveness in treating headache and myofascial pain...
- Neuropathic low back painJoseph F Audette
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Outpatient Pain Services, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 125 Nashua Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Curr Pain Headache Rep 9:168-77. 2005..We also detail the available treatments for neuropathic low back pain...
- The role of acupuncture in pain managementJoseph F Audette
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 15:749-72, v. 2004..The article concludes with a discussion of methodologic issues related to conducting randomized, placebo-controlled trials of acupuncture and goals for future research in this area of pain management...
- Tai Chi versus brisk walking in elderly womenJoseph F Audette
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, 125 Nashua Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Age Ageing 35:388-93. 2006..to compare the effects of a short style of Tai Chi versus brisk walking training programme on aerobic capacity, heart rate variability (HRV), strength, flexibility, balance, psychological status and quality of life in elderly women...
- Bilateral activation of motor unit potentials with unilateral needle stimulation of active myofascial trigger pointsJoseph F Audette
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:368-74, quiz 375-7, 389. 2004..Our study supports the concept that the perpetuation of pain and muscle dysfunction in active MTrPs may be related to abnormal central nervous system processing of sensory input at the level of the spinal cord...
- Complementary and alternative medicine for noncancer painGira Patel
Osher Integrative Care Center, Harvard Medical School, Osher Institute, Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Kiiko Matsumoto International, 1647 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02465, USA
Med Clin North Am 91:141-67. 2007..The future of medicine will likely be Integrative and the more health care providers can educate themselves about this area of medicine, the better they will be able to provide the highest quality of care to their patients...
- Somatosensory cortical plasticity in carpal tunnel syndrome treated by acupunctureVitaly Napadow
Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA
Hum Brain Mapp 28:159-71. 2007..Acupuncture, a somatosensory conditioning stimulus, shows promise in inducing beneficial cortical plasticity manifested by more focused digital representations...