People suffering from opioid addiction and chronic pain may have fewer cravings and less pain if they use both mindfulness techniques and medication for opioid dependence
Pain perception is essential for survival, but how much something hurts can sometimes be amplified or suppressed
If you suffer from neck pain, you're not alone. Spinal pain is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide and its occurrence has increased dramatically over the past 25 years.
Finding out how kinesiophobia –unreasonable fear of movement– may affect individuals with chronic musculoskeletal pain is the aim of a research group of the University of Malaga
Dr. Gerald Zamponi, Ph.D., and a team with the Cumming School of Medicine's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) and researchers at Stanford University, California, have been investigating which brain circuits are changed by injury, in order to develop targeted therapies to reset the brain to stop chronic pain.