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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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Exciting research into pain nerve cells

Date: 23rd March 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

Researchers map human sensory neurons, pursue chronic pain cure — ScienceDaily This is an interesting piece of research looking at…

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New treatments for chronic low back pain show promise

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

[Journal of Neurosurgery_ Spine] Treatment of nonsurgical refractory back pain with high-frequency spinal cord stimulation at 10 kHz_ 12-month results…

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Can a mindfulness-based intervention reduce comorbid chronic pain and opioid misuse?

Date: 09th March 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2789279   Introduction – Successful treatment of opioid misuse among people with chronic pain has proven elusive. Guidelines recommend nonopioid…

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British Medical Journal reports favourable outcomes when ACT applied to chronic pain

Date: 02nd March 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

  New generation psychological treatments in chronic pain | The BMJ A recent article in the British Medical Journal reviewed…

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Juvenile Fibromyalgia study shows changes in brain structure

Date: 23rd February 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

Reference: Sunol M, Payne MF, Tong H, et al. Brain Structural Changes during Juvenile Fibromyalgia: Relationships with Pain, Fatigue and…

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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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Pain meds not working?

Date: 09th February 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

  Prevalence of Pain Management Techniques Among Adults With Chronic Pain in the United States, 2019 | Addiction Medicine |…

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The guilt chronic pain sufferers experience

Date: 02nd February 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

The Guilt of Living with Chronic Pain | Psychology Today United Kingdom   Here is a really helpful article describing…

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Exploring Acceptance

Date: 26th January 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

  How to Accept With Your Mind, Body, and Behavior | Psychology Today This article provides some very helpful exercises…

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CRPS and impact on hormone function

Date: 12th January 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Hyperparathyroidism (practicalpainmanagement.com) This is very interesting article. it deals with what are the most…

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