A Study Sheds Light On the Role of Psychological Therapy in Lower Back Pain

A Study Sheds Light On the Role of Psychological Therapy in Lower Back Pain

December 1, 2022
Summary: Although doctors know that pain management psychologists can help manage chronic low back pain along with physiotherapy. However, they do not know to what degree it helps and what kind of psychological therapy is better. The new study, a meta-analysis, found that cognitive behavior…

How Chronic Pain Cause Emotional Changes – A Study Finds

How Chronic Pain Cause Emotional Changes – A Study Finds

November 23, 2022
Summary: It is well known that people in pain have a poor mood and more easily lose their temper. However, a new study now finds that these changes result from physical changes in the brain. It mainly seems to occur due to reduced GABA levels…

A Significant Problem Of Ill-managed Chronic Pain In Those Living With Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

A Significant Problem Of Ill-managed Chronic Pain In Those Living With Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

November 17, 2022
Summary: Chronic pain is among the most common comorbidities in those being treated for opioid use disorder (OUD). However, a new study found that in most cases, doctors treating OUD do not pay sufficient attention to chronic pain management, resulting in higher opioid relapse. They…

How Ketamine May Help with Chronic Pain

How Ketamine May Help with Chronic Pain

November 11, 2022
Summary: Although ketamine has been around for some time, its roles have been changing. It started its journey as a potent anesthetic drug and then gained popularity as a party drug. Now, doctors are increasingly using it to manage chronic intractable pains. A kind of…

Hormone Therapy for Chronic Pain

Hormone Therapy for Chronic Pain

October 8, 2022
Summary: The release of hormones is the way body counters pain and stress. Thus, now researchers think that using hormones for pain relief may be a good approach, as it helps treat the root cause. Doctors have long used corticosteroids for pain management. However, they…