Chronic & Acute Pain: General Information & Treatment News Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Pain - Acute & Chronic category.

Publication List:

Effective and Safe Options to Treat Pain
Physical therapists can play a valuable role in the patient education process, including setting realistic expectations for recovery with or without opioids - Published: 2016-07-11
Pain Scale Chart - 1 to 10 Levels
Pain scale diagram and chart including explanation of each of the one to ten classified pain levels - Published: 2016-05-20
Pain Described As Multi-layered Gradual Event
New theory describes pain as multi-layered gradual event which consists of specific pain components, and more general components, such as negative emotions - Published: 2016-03-25
Spinal Cord Stimulation Reduces Chronic Pain Emotional Aspect
Study shows patients with chronic pain can reduce emotional response to the pain through spinal cord stimulation - Published: 2016-03-22
Crowdfunded Research Into Phantom Limb Pain Treatment
Researchers from Brunel university and Poole hospital seeking to raise money to treat phantom limb pain using new portable 3D hologram technology - Published: 2016-02-15
Dry Eye & Chronic Pain Syndrome Link
Researchers find link between dry eye and chronic pain syndromes, better described as having neuropathic ocular pain - Published: 2016-01-08
New Drug Therapy May End Chronic Pain
The new treatment combines two FDA-approved drugs: a Parkinson's drug, L-dopa, and a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug - Published: 2015-12-28
High-frequency Electrical Stimulation to Spinal Cord Eases Chronic Pain
Research into how high-frequency electrical stimulation to the spinal cord can reduce or eliminate chronic pain - Published: 2015-12-04
Children & Pain: Overview of Pediatric Pain
Information regarding pediatric pain, one of the most under-diagnosed, misunderstood and under-treated medical issues in children - Published: 2015-09-10
Tackling Chronic Amputee Pain for Veterans and Civilians
Around 25% of amputees develop chronic pain in remaining portion of their amputated limb, which can include phantom limb syndrome - Published: 2015-02-07
Postherpetic Neuralgia: Causes and Treatment
Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a neuropathic pain syndrome that happens after an outbreak of varicella-zoster virus (VSV) or shingles - Published: 2015-01-15
Scientists Map Spinal Circuitry Responsible for Chronic Pain
Findings could lead to new therapeutics for disorders such as fibromyalgia and phantom limb pain - Published: 2014-12-05
Off Switch for Pain - Activating Adenosine A3 Receptor Subtype Key to Powerful Pain Relief
Researchers have demonstrated that activation of the A3 adenosine receptor subtype is key in mediating the pain relieving effects of adenosine - Published: 2014-11-29
20% of U.S. Adults Have Persistent Pain
Study reveals a sizable portion of American adults are dealing with persistent pain and that is affecting their lives profoundly - Published: 2014-10-29
Caffeine Can Help Reduce Joint and Other Pain
Information regarding the pain relief benefits of caffeine consumption - Published: 2014-06-17
Interdisciplinary Care Best for Chronic Pain However Insurance Coverage Falls Short
Physician leaders calling for evidence based interdisciplinary care as standard to treat chronic pain and want insurance payers to step up to provide adequate coverage - Published: 2014-03-10
Insomnia: Sleeping Disorders and Chronic Pain Conditions
Information relating to chronic pain as a cause of insomnia and why the perception of pain increases when trying to fall asleep - Published: 2014-02-24
Everybody Feels Pain Differently - Who is Most Sensitive to Pain
Published study shows brain structure is related to how intensely people perceive pain - Published: 2014-01-19
Chinese Corydalis Herb Relieves Inflammatory and Neuropathic Pain
A compound called dehydrocorybulbine from the roots of the Corydalis yanhusuo plant prove to diminish pain - Published: 2014-01-03
Why Does Morphine Increase Pain in Some People
Researchers identify molecular pathway by which morphine can increase pain and suggest potential new ways to make morphine effective for more patients - Published: 2013-01-07
Scientists Map Sensory Nerves
Branching nerve patterns define distinct groups that likely correspond to differences in what nerves do and may hold clues for pain management and other areas of neurological study - Published: 2012-12-30
The Pain Whisperer Cures Un-treatable Painful Conditions
Dr. Tom Chi known as The Pain Whisperer has cured over 80,000 failed surgery patients of painful conditions using an amazing cure technique - Published: 2012-11-28
Love, Disability, and Chronic Pain
Article examines living with and helping a loved one cope and deal with severe pain levels - Published: 2012-10-12
Chronic Pain - A New Understanding
Scientists using a new approach called metabolomics discover a major clue called dimethylsphingosine a small-molecule byproduct of cellular membranes in the nervous system - Published: 2012-01-31
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: General Overview
Complex regional pain syndrome CRPS is a form of chronic pain that can affect any part of the body but usually an arm or leg - Published: 2012-01-09
Myofascial Pain syndrome (MPS) or Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP)
Information regarding Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) or Chronic myofascial pain (CMP) a condition characterized by chronic and sometimes severe pain - Published: 2011-05-23
How to Survive Grief
If people understand what happens in the brain during the grieving process there will be less pain suicides and less families will come apart and faster healing will occur - Published: 2011-05-20
Easing Physical and Psychological Burden of Chronic Pain
Online self paced chronic pain management program reduces physical and psychological burdens of debilitating pain - Published: 2011-05-19
Itchiness and Pain Connected
A new study of itch adds to growing evidence that the chemical signals that make us want to scratch are the same signals that make us wince in pain - Published: 2011-05-02
Simply Looking at Your Body May Reduce Pain
Research shows that viewing your hand reduces the pain experienced when a hot object touches the skin - Published: 2011-02-10
It's a Pain to Take Care of Pain
Chronic pain takes a toll on primary care providers as well as their patients - Published: 2010-12-17
Lower Back and Foot Pain Associated with Knee Osteoarthritis
New study found patients with osteoarthritis of the knee who also have pain in other joints more likely to experience greater knee pain - Published: 2010-11-18
Anger Amplifies Clinical Pain in Women with and without Fibromyalgia
Sensitizing effect of anger and sadness not limited to fibromyalgia patients - Published: 2010-09-23
Inflammation Causes Some Post-surgical Neuropathies
Nerve inflammation may cause pain numbness and weakness following surgical procedures that is known as postsurgical neuropathy - Published: 2010-09-23
No Pain in Hospital - Wishful Thinking or Reality
More than 80% of hospitalized patients suffer more severe pain than necessary - Published: 2010-09-21
Painkilling System in the Human Brain
Repeatedly boosting brain levels of one natural painkiller soon shuts down the brain cell receptors that respond to it - Published: 2010-08-25
Biomedical Diagnosis of Pain
Diagnosis of pain that evades scientific testing and the additional emotional suffering that can result for the patient - Published: 2010-08-17
Chronic Pain Gene Culprits Found
Chronic pain severely limits patients quality of life and is among the cost drivers in U.S. health care - Published: 2010-05-07
Blocking Pain at its Source
Discovery of pain-causing compounds leads to development of new non-addictive painkillers - Published: 2010-04-27
Pain Free Treatment of Children and Adolescents
Properly performed analgesia protects children from pain and traumatization - Published: 2010-04-26
Can Words Hurt
Painful memories and associations that set our pain memory on the alert - Published: 2010-03-30
Non-drug Techniques Reduce Pain in Patients
Non-traditional therapies relieve pain among wide range of hospitalized patients by 50 percent - Published: 2010-03-05
New, Targeted Pain Medicine Delivery Systems
New targeted pain medicine delivery systems may reduce costs to treat pain - Published: 2010-02-04
Device for Pain Therapy not Recommended for Chronic Lower Back Pain
Pain therapy involving a portable device is not recommended to treat chronic low-back pain - Published: 2009-12-30
Chronic Pain in Older Adults
Chronic pain is experienced by as many as two out of three older adults - Published: 2009-11-24
Ineffective Pain Care Costing Over $100 Billion Annually
Millions of patients suffering needlessly in hospitals with acute pain and on into their lives with chronic pain - Published: 2009-10-27
Less Chronic Pain when Taking Combined Drugs
People who suffer from debilitating neuropathic pain may get more relief and sleep better by combining two commonly prescribed drugs - Published: 2009-09-30
Relieving Pain Meeting in Australia
Groups representing chronic pain sufferers meet in Melbourne to work towards coordinated approach to managing chronic pain - Published: 2009-09-17
Pain Increases Signs of Aging by 2 to 3 Decades in Middle Aged Adults
Younger people with pain look similar in terms of their disability to people who are two to three decades older without pain - Published: 2009-09-16
Kidney Pain in Lower Back
Kidney pain and lower back pain can have similar symptoms that have entirely different causes - Published: 2009-06-25
Pain Treatment for Cancer Patients
Cancer patients often suffer from severe pain that cannot be effectively treated with conventional medication - Published: 2009-06-25
Pain Effects the Economy and Workplace
Study shows impact of pain on economy strain on our healthcare system and inadequate pain management training of medical professionals - Published: 2009-05-29
Anxiety Increases Pain Intensity and Disability
Individuals with high levels of anxiety due to chronic pain exhibit more emotional distress and disability - Published: 2009-04-21
Pain in the ICU Report Suggests Comprehensive Approach
New reports suggest that taking a comprehensive approach to pain management may be key to managing pain in the ICU - Published: 2009-04-07
Bedside Test Improves Diagnosis of Chronic Back Pain
Distinguishing neuropathic pain caused by damage to the nervous system from other types of chronic back pain - Published: 2009-04-07
Chronic Pain Sufferers May Need to Assess Vitamin D Status
Research shows correlation between inadequate vitamin D levels and amount of narcotic medication taken by patients with chronic pain - Published: 2009-03-20
I Feel Your Pain: Neural Mechanisms of Empathy
Study uses brain imaging technique to see if possible to share pain observed in others provides insight into brain mechanisms involved in empathy - Published: 2009-01-28
Pain Treatment Reports Often Cannot be Trusted
Undertreated pain is a worldwide problem and much research on pain management practices cannot be trusted - Published: 2009-01-14
Painful Joints: Arthralgia
Information on the causes and treatment of pain in the joints including arthralgia arthritis and osteoarthritis - Published: 2009-01-13
Pain Manipulation Under Anesthesia
Manipulation Under Anesthesia is a medical procedure helping chronic pain patients - Published: 2008-12-19