January/February 2013





Pain and Gain: Reassessing Hydrocodone Prescribing

New recommendations by an FDA committee aim to decrease opioid abuse, the group says, but will physicians and patients bear the burden of its effects?

By Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

Headache, Temporomandibular Disorders, and Bruxism: Uncovering Connections

Pain and dysfunction of the temporomandibular joints and associated structures can be a source of headache and orofacial pain.

By Steven D. Bender, DDS

The Other Kind of Kicking: RLS in Pregnancy

Women are much more likely to develop RLS after becoming pregnant. Here, specialists discuss how to manage the condition

By Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor


Interventional Neuromuscular Ultrasound

The favorable cost profile of ultrasound compared with MRI makes it a valuable tool for obtaining anatomic information in patients with neuromuscular problems.

By John W. Norbury, MD; Michael S. Cartwright, MD, MS; Francis O. Walker MD; Steven Mandel, MD; Daniel P. Moore, MD

Dementia Insights: Cognitive Impairment In Primary Psychiatric Disorders: Role In The Diagnosis Of Cognitive Disorders In Clinical Neurology

How does the presence of an ongoing primary psychiatric disorder with or without pharmacotherapy play a role in our aging population who present to the neurologist with symptoms of memory loss and cognitive decline?

By Ronald Devere, MD

Contact Info

For advertising rates and opportunities:
Wendy Terry

About Practical Neurology

Launched in 2002, Practical Neurology is a publication uniquely dedicated to presenting current approaches to patient management, synthesis of emerging research and data, and analysis of industry news with a goal to facilitate practical application and improved clinical practice for all neurologists. Our straightforward articles give neurologists tools they can immediately put into practice.