Digging Deeper

We will be posting regular review articles, blogs, videos and introducing/interviewing new experts to help you develop further understanding of your chronic pain issues - so please check back.

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Spinal cord injury and chronic pain

Date: 16th February 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

Psychological morbidity following spinal cord injury and among those without spinal cord injury: the impact of chronic centralized and neuropathic…

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Multiple sclerosis and the benefits of a mindfulness based program

Date: 10th November 2021 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

Mindfulness Helps MS Patients Cope With Symptoms, Study Suggests (multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com) This article reports on the benefits of a mindfulness based…

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New York Times comments on how psychological programs can be of help in chronic pain

Date: 10th November 2021 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

  How Psychologists Can Help Treat Chronic Pain – The New York Times (nytimes.com) This is great article supporting the…

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, what is it? Does it work in fibromyalgia?

Date: 13th October 2021 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

JCM | Free Full-Text | Efficacy of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Fibromyalgia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized…

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Recent Study suggests Psychological Treatments can help reduce chronic back pain

Date: 06th October 2021 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

  Effect of Pain Reprocessing Therapy vs Placebo and Usual Care for Patients With Chronic Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical…

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Study shows higher psychological stress in Fibromyalgia sufferers during Covid pandemic

Date: 29th September 2021 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

Patients With Fibromyalgia More Susceptible to Psychological Stress During COVID-19 Pandemic (rheumatologynetwork.com) This is an interesting study looking at the…

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Fibromyalgia and a link to Stroke and Dementia

Date: 18th August 2021 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

Widespread Pain Raises Risk of Dementia and Stroke — Pain News Network This article highlights the risk of dementia and…

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How does ACT compare to CBT and other psychological therapies?

Date: 20th November 2020 | By: Dr Lydia Rodney

When it comes to psychological therapies, it can seem like there is a lot of choice- with not much clarity…

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