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Exercise program in senior centers helps improve mobility

Photo: Elderly women exercising [09/11/2015] It may seem counterintuitive that exercise could help people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions, but a new study finds that a low-impact exercise program is improving quality of life for many older adults with these conditions.Exercise program in senior centers helps improve mobility - Read more

Ringing in the ears and chronic pain enter by the same gate

Photo: Two men discussing in front of a laptop [30/09/2015] Collaborators at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Georgetown University Medical Center integrate the latest findings into a disease model of tinnitus and chronic pain in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences.Ringing in the ears and chronic pain enter by the same gate - Read more

Unexpected link between choroid plexus and chronic pain

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Photo: The choroid plexus [28/09/2015] An observation by Finnish researchers shows that the central nervous system plays an important role in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).Unexpected link between choroid plexus and chronic pain - Read more

Online program helps people with chronic pain

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Photo: Woman with a laptop [13/07/2015] Washington State University researchers have found that people can manage chronic pain and reduce their reliance on opioids through an Internet-based program that teaches non-medical alternatives like increased physical activity, thinking more positively and dealing with emotions.Online program helps people with chronic pain - Read more

Early physical therapy for low back pain reduces costs and resources

Photo: Physical therapy [18/05/2015] A study in the scientific journal BMC Health Services Research shows that early and guideline adherent physical therapy following an initial episode of acute, nonspecific low back pain (LBP) resulted in substantially lower costs and reduced use of health care resources over a 2-year period.Early physical therapy for low back pain reduces costs and resources - Read more

Crossing fingers can reduce feelings of pain

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Photo: Woman with fingers crossed [30/03/2015] How you feel pain is affected by where sources of pain are in relation to each other, and so crossing your fingers can change what you feel on a single finger, finds new University College London (UCL) research.Crossing fingers can reduce feelings of pain - Read more

Early knee arthritis symptoms first felt when using stairs

Photo: Person using stairs [21/01/2015] People who suffer from knee pain when using the stairs may be experiencing the early symptoms of osteoarthritis, according to a new study by University of Leeds experts.Early knee arthritis symptoms first felt when using stairs - Read more

How-to exercise pamphlet for people with Multiple Sclerosis

Photo: Walking woman with crutch [12/12/2014] Fatigue and pain, along with other symptoms, prevent many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) from exercising. But a new how-to guide for a home-based exercise program offers a way for people with MS to stay more physically active.How-to exercise pamphlet for people with Multiple Sclerosis - Read more

Phantom limb pain relieved when amputated arm is put back to work

Photo: Phantom limb pain therapy [16/05/2014] Researcher at Chalmers University of Technology, University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital has developed a new method for the treatment of phantom limb pain (PLP) after an amputation.Phantom limb pain relieved when amputated arm is put back to work - Read more

Intelligent Prosthetic Liners Could Ease Pain for Lower Limb Amputees

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Photo: Prosthetic limb [23/04/2014] A new device could help to relieve the pain and discomfort experienced by thousands of amputees as a result of poorly fitting replacement lower limbs. Researchers are developing a prototype of the world's first prosthetic 'intelligent' liner with integrated pressure sensors, which could be available to NHS patients in as little as three years.Intelligent Prosthetic Liners Could Ease Pain for Lower Limb Amputees - Read more

 
 

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