Closed-loop stimulation is a breakthrough that has great potential for helping patients manage their pain.
The Latest Interventions in the Fight Against Cancer Pain
Pain interventions can lessen cancer-causing pain and often lead to a reduction in opioid prescriptions. A Pain Management specialist highlights the intrathecal pump and other interventions.
First Randomized Controlled Trial of DBS for Chronic Pain Shows Promise
Findings of this milestone investigation suggest that analgesia may not be the appropriate therapy goal in central pain syndromes and that neuromodulation should focus on pain-related suffering and disability.
Why Fibromyalgia Is Neuropathic
Although fibromyalgia has no anatomic lesions, it’s marked by neurological dysfunction — qualifying it as a neuropathic disorder. Linking it to central sensitization can increase the array of treatment options.
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Microglial Inflammation: A Promising Target in Neuropathic Pain Also Plays Role in Memory Deficiency
Promising research at Cleveland Clinic shows that microglial inflammation is a common, and potentially treatable, pathway for neuropathic pain and other treatment-resistant neuroinflammatory conditions, including Alzheimer disease.