• Does stretching before or after exercise prevent muscle soreness? 

    O'Donnell, Kevin; Patel, Deepak (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2008-06)
    Although frequently recommended, stretching before or after exercise does not prevent delayed-onset muscle soreness. (SOR B, based on meta-analyses of primarily low-quality studies.)
  • Vitamin C for the possible prevention of complex regional pain syndrome (type 1) 

    Neher, Jon O. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2008-03)
    Investigators and clinicians continue to debate the pathogenesis and appropriate treatment of complex regional pain syndrome type 1 (CRPS-1). In prospective studies, CRPS-1 occurs in about 10% to 20% of patients with wrist ...
  • What is the best prophylactic treatment for chronic tension headaches? 

    Jerney, Carola; Yi, Steve; Hayes, Natalie (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-05)
    For prophylaxis of chronic tension-type headache, the tetracyclic antidepressant mirtazapine is more effective than amitriptyline and has fewer adverse effects. (SOR B, based on small, but consistent RCTs.) Selective ...