5 Pain Stories You Might Have Missed, Sept. 3

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A group of researchers believe hormones may impact onset, maintenance, and inhibition of pain in patients with fibromyalgia.
A group of researchers believe hormones may impact onset, maintenance, and inhibition of pain in patients with fibromyalgia.

Every day the staff at Clinical Pain Advisor browses the Web for stories on chronic pain, acute pain, low back pain, diabetic neuropathy, fibromyalgia and other painful health conditions that readers might have missed the day before and lists some of their favorite articles in a daily column to provide clinicians with a resource they can check first thing in the morning.

"Hormonal Changes May Affect Fibromyalgia Onset" -- A group of researchers believe hormones may impact onset, maintenance, and inhibition of pain in patients with fibromyalgia.

"Local doctor says Coolief can help with chronic pain" -- One doctor explains how chronic pain can be treated with a procedure called Coolief, which uses cooled radio frequency on the nerves causing pain.

"My Story: Getting Older and Staying Active Despite Chronic Pain" -- A story of a chronic pain patient who strives to stay active even when she's getting older.

"A doctor's prescription for managing pain" -- Atheletes wanting to go back to the field too soon may become addicted to pain medications if they're exposed to the drugs too often.

"Massage Brings Pain Relief in Acute Care Setting" -- One study reviews the effects of massage therapy on pain management in an acute care setting.

Did Clinical Pain Advisor miss something from this morning's roundup? Feel free to contact CJ Arlotta at cj.arlotta"at"haymarketmedia.com.

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