A pilot study is being conducted on the effects of Scrambler Therapy for Low Back Pain.
This pilot study will evaluate Scrambler therapy and Sham treatment on levels of low back pain, pain sensitivity and mRNA expression of pain sensitivity candidate genes.
Traditional measures of inducing pain refuted in exercise
People who are ready to engage in greater amounts of pain perform better in exercise activities, research shows. This indicates that traditional methods of measuring pain in experiments -- such as thermal, pressure or electrical stimuli -- may be unsuitable for investigating the relationship between exercise and pain.
Neurofeedback reduces pain, increases quality of life for
cancer patients suffering from chemotherapy-induced
A new study evaluating the use of neurofeedback found a decrease in the experience of chronic pain and increase quality of life in patients with neuropathic pain, researchers report.
Women suffer more neck pain than men
Women are 1.38 times more likely than men to report neck pain due to cervical degenerative disc disease, according to a new study.
30 small neurons join forces against pain
Oxytocin plays a crucial role in modulating the response to pain, but until now the process leading to its release was unknown. Scientists have just identified a new pain control center situated in the hypothalamus. It comprises some thirty neurons that are wholly responsible for coordinating the release of oxytocin into the blood and spinal cord, thus reducing painful sensations.
New pain relief technique for ACL knee surgery preserves
Anesthesiologists can significantly reduce loss of muscle strength in ACL knee surgery patients using a new pain management technique, a new study has found.
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