A psychologist and pain sufferer reflects on acceptance
Date: 01st March 2023 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
Radically Accepting Chronic Pain | Psychology Today United Kingdom This is a very good article from a psychologist and…Read More
Chronic pain linked to early onset dementia
Date: 22nd February 2023 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2215192120 Chronic pain, such as arthritis, cancer or back pain, lasting for over three months, raises the risk of cognitive…Read More
Antidepressants in Chronic Pain – Any good?
Date: 08th February 2023 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of antidepressants for pain in adults: overview of systematic reviews | The BMJ Despite it…Read More
Date: 01st February 2023 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
Does pain keep you awake at night? A new survey found that a surprising number of Americans are unable to…Read More
How effective is spinal cord stimulation treatment long term?
Date: 11th January 2023 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
Despite their increasing use for chronic pain, spinal cord stimulators have not proven to be more effective than conventional medical…Read More
Research suggests an immunological basis for Fibromyalgia
Date: 04th January 2023 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
JCI – Passive transfer of fibromyalgia symptoms from patients to mice This was recent paper presented at the Faculty…Read More
Studies cast doubt on benefit of spinal cord stumlation treatment
Date: 02nd November 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
Two recent studies cast doubt on the benefit of Spinal Cord Stimulation therapy in chronic pain Spinal cord stimulation works…Read More
Study shows increased risk of chronic pain with NSAIDS use
Date: 07th September 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
Chronic pain can develop from an acute pain state. The mechanisms mediating the transition from acute to chronic pain…Read More
Can a Mindfulness program help reduce opioids in long term misuse?
Date: 31st August 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement vs Supportive Group Therapy for Co-occurring Opioid Misuse and Chronic Pain in Primary Care: A Randomized Clinical…Read More
Chronic pain a story of woe!
Date: 24th August 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
Medicine has failed chronic pain patients. Here’s what they need | Psyche Ideas This article provides a potted history of…Read More