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
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
Medicinal Cannabis – New Guidance for Chronic Pain
Date: 01st April 2022 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
the bmj | BMJ 2021;374:n2040 | doi: 10.1136/bmj.n2040 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2040 Chronic pain is common and distressing and associated with considerable…Read More
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…Read More
Mindfulness and Migraine
Date: 30th December 2021 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
How can mindfulness practices help with migraine? – Harvard Health Writing in the Harvard Medical News, a researcher into Migraine…Read More
Localised chronic pain to widespread chronic pain- why and how does this happen?
Date: 18th July 2021 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
Many patient with chronic pain start off with a pain localised in one area which starts off from an injury…Read More
IASP and Cannabinoids Position Statement
Date: 05th July 2021 | By: Dr Lourdes Gaspar
IASP Position Statement on the Use of Cannabinoids to Treat Pain – IASP (iasp-pain.org) The latest from the International Association…Read More