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Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients

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[14/08/2013] Pain is the most common reason a patient sees a physician but few physicians have received adequate training to help their patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital article.Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients - Read more

Pain of Artificial Legs Could Be Eased by Real-Time Monitoring

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Photo: Electrodes with a sticky backing [24/07/2013] Many people who use prostheses experience pain on a daily basis where their skin meets the socket. Engineers aim to ease this discomfort with research that could help build better sockets. They have developed a device that tracks how much a person's limb swells and shrinks when inside a prosthetic socket.Pain of Artificial Legs Could Be Eased by Real-Time Monitoring - Read more

Pain Control in Children with Cerebral Palsy

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[17/07/2013] Researchers have found that more than 25 percent of children with cerebral palsy (CP) seen by physicians have moderate to severe chronic pain, limiting their activity. Findings indicate that pediatricians should be aware of chronic pain in this group and try to identify and treat its underlying causes. Pain Control in Children with Cerebral Palsy - Read more

Preventing Chronic Pain with Stress Management

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Photo: Hand on aching back [25/03/2013] For chronic pain sufferers, such as people who develop back pain after a car accident, avoiding the harmful effects of stress may be key to managing their condition. This is particularly important for people with a smaller-than-average hippocampus, as these individuals seem to be particularly vulnerable to stress, according to a new study.Preventing Chronic Pain with Stress Management - Read more

Pain-relieving Medicines Linked to Hearing Loss

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[24/09/2012] Headache? Back pain? At the first sign of pain, you might reach for a pain-relieving medicine to sooth your bodily woes. Analgesics are the most frequently used medications in the United States and are commonly used to treat a variety of medical conditions. But although popping a pill may make the pain go away, it may do some damage to your ears.Pain-relieving Medicines Linked to Hearing Loss - Read more

Managing Chronic Pain Tougher in Poor Neighborhoods

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[12/03/2012] Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain for young adults, according to a study by the University of Michigan Health System, but young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter where they lived. Managing Chronic Pain Tougher in Poor Neighborhoods - Read more

Violence in Care: "It Starts with a Mean Word and Ends with Murdering“

Senior citizens in need of care become more and more often victims of violent encroachments. Potential culprits are informal caregivers or the nursing staff. What affected people should do and how such situations can be avoided – the experts of a Germany-wide emergency call advice centre in Bonn know it.Violence in Care: "It Starts with a Mean Word and Ends with Murdering“ - Read more

Neuron Memory Key to Taming Chronic Pain

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[27/02/2012] A team of researchers led by McGill neuroscientist Terence Coderre, who is also affiliated with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, has found the key to understanding how memories of pain are stored in the brain. More importantly, the researchers are also able to suggest how these memories can be erased, making it possible to ease chronic pain.Neuron Memory Key to Taming Chronic Pain - Read more

Elderly Emergency Patients Less Likely to Receive Pain Medication

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[06/01/2012] A new study of University of North Carolina School of Medicine finds that people 75 years old or older are less likely to receive any pain medication in hospital emergency departments than middle aged people – those between 35 and 54 years old.Elderly Emergency Patients Less Likely to Receive Pain Medication - Read more

Fibromyalgia: Psychological Intervention Reduces Disability and Depression

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[28/11/2011] A recent trial shows cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) reduces functional disability and depressive symptoms in adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. The psychological intervention was found to be safe and effective, and proved to be superior to disease management education.Fibromyalgia: Psychological Intervention Reduces Disability and Depression - Read more

 
 

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