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Online program helps people with chronic pain

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Photo: Woman with a laptop [13/07/2015] Washington State University researchers have found that people can manage chronic pain and reduce their reliance on opioids through an Internet-based program that teaches non-medical alternatives like increased physical activity, thinking more positively and dealing with emotions.Online program helps people with chronic pain - Read more

Early physical therapy for low back pain reduces costs and resources

Photo: Physical therapy [18/05/2015] A study in the scientific journal BMC Health Services Research shows that early and guideline adherent physical therapy following an initial episode of acute, nonspecific low back pain (LBP) resulted in substantially lower costs and reduced use of health care resources over a 2-year period.Early physical therapy for low back pain reduces costs and resources - Read more

Crossing fingers can reduce feelings of pain

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Photo: Woman with fingers crossed [30/03/2015] How you feel pain is affected by where sources of pain are in relation to each other, and so crossing your fingers can change what you feel on a single finger, finds new University College London (UCL) research.Crossing fingers can reduce feelings of pain - Read more

Early knee arthritis symptoms first felt when using stairs

Photo: Person using stairs [21/01/2015] People who suffer from knee pain when using the stairs may be experiencing the early symptoms of osteoarthritis, according to a new study by University of Leeds experts.Early knee arthritis symptoms first felt when using stairs - Read more

How-to exercise pamphlet for people with Multiple Sclerosis

Photo: Walking woman with crutch [12/12/2014] Fatigue and pain, along with other symptoms, prevent many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) from exercising. But a new how-to guide for a home-based exercise program offers a way for people with MS to stay more physically active.How-to exercise pamphlet for people with Multiple Sclerosis - Read more

Phantom limb pain relieved when amputated arm is put back to work

Photo: Phantom limb pain therapy [16/05/2014] Researcher at Chalmers University of Technology, University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital has developed a new method for the treatment of phantom limb pain (PLP) after an amputation.Phantom limb pain relieved when amputated arm is put back to work - Read more

Intelligent Prosthetic Liners Could Ease Pain for Lower Limb Amputees

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Photo: Prosthetic limb [23/04/2014] A new device could help to relieve the pain and discomfort experienced by thousands of amputees as a result of poorly fitting replacement lower limbs. Researchers are developing a prototype of the world's first prosthetic 'intelligent' liner with integrated pressure sensors, which could be available to NHS patients in as little as three years.Intelligent Prosthetic Liners Could Ease Pain for Lower Limb Amputees - Read more

Chronic Neck Pain Common Among Car Crash Victims

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[27/01/2014] A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers is the first large prospective study to evaluate musculoskeletal pain outcomes after motor vehicle collision in the United States.Chronic Neck Pain Common Among Car Crash Victims - Read more

Living with Chronic Pain: The Daily Struggle with a ‘New Self’

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Photo: Man holding his neck in pain [06/12/2013] A new study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme, systematically searches for, and makes sense of, the growing body of qualitative research on musculoskeletal pain to help understand the experiences of patients suffering from chronic pain. Living with Chronic Pain: The Daily Struggle with a ‘New Self’ - Read more

Study Suggests Brain Is Hard-Wired For Chronic Pain

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Photo: Chronic Pain [18/09/2013] The structure of the brain may predict whether a person will suffer chronic low back pain, according to researchers who used brain scans. The results support the growing idea that the brain plays a critical role in chronic pain, a concept that may lead to changes in the way doctors treat patients.Study Suggests Brain Is Hard-Wired For Chronic Pain - Read more

 
 

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