Chapter 19. Joint Pain

  1. Gary J. McCleane MD, FFARCSI, DA, DipIMC, Dip Pain Mang Consultant in Pain Management

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch19

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

How to Cite

McCleane, G. J. (2009) Joint Pain, in Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch19

Author Information

  1. Rampark Pain Centre, Lurgan, Northern Ireland, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178235

Online ISBN: 9781444300796

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Keywords:

  • treatment of joint pain;
  • topical options;
  • capsaicin and analgesic effect;
  • glyceryl trinitrate to capsaicin application;
  • suggested treatment algorithms for monoarticular pain;
  • oral options and parenteral options;
  • polyarticular options - oral options and intravenous options

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Topical options (Figure 19.1(a))

  • Lidocaine patch

  • Doxepin

  • Oral options (Figures 19.1(c) and 19.2(a))

  • Intravenous options

  • Intra-articular options (Figure 19(d))

  • Nerve blocks

  • Polyarticular options