Pain relief through distraction suggests that pain experience can be modified, and highlights the influence cognitive processes have on pain perception.
All articles by Helen Fosam, PhD
Improved classification of chronic pain offers the opportunity to more effectively blend psychological intervention with a biomedical approach to manage chronic pain.
A Pain-Related Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep scale assesses attitudes about sleep among individuals with chronic pain.
Understanding pain mechanisms for targeted treatments.
The lack of evidence base for treating chronic pain with neurostimulation resulted in the development of guideline recommendations based on systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies.
This study provides evidence to explain activation of peripheral opioid receptors by inflammation.
In the past decade, brain imaging studies have shed light on the neural correlates of pain perception and pain modulation, and recently have also begun to clarify the neural mechanisms that underlie different pain sensations. New developments in functional, structural and neurochemical imaging have advanced understanding of chronic pain, and may help predict individuals with acute pain who are likely to progress to chronic pain.
Assessing epidemiologic and genetic factors among individuals with positive family history of RA may identify those suitable for RA prevention strategies
Despite lack of FDA approval, PRP therapy is gaining unproven acceptance as treatment for sports-related injuries.