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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

Asian Spice Could Help Patients with Chronic Pain

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[16/09/2013] Widely used in Asian cooking, the Szechuan pepper was found to mimic the sense of touch in the brain. It chemically activates light-touch fibres on the lips and tongue and sends the equivalent of 50 light taps to the brain per second.Asian Spice Could Help Patients with Chronic Pain - Read more

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

 
 

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