Matthew Danziger, LMT, CPT on “energy work” (reiki or therapeutic touch): Going for a massage and getting “energy work” is like going to a restaurant, ordering your meal, and only being allowed to smell your meal before it’s taken away. It is close to what you want, but not what you asked for. To me […]
Usually I can estimate the relevance and value of a study in just a few minutes. But sometimes… sometimes I burn through an hour of reading before I clue in that I’m looking at fancy garbage. Plenty of pseudoscience out there that is quite well-disguised as actual science! [Go to this post on PainScience.com]
Perceiving the size, shape, position and movement of our limbs is essential to help us interact adequately with our environment. An extensive literature shows that chronic pain conditions are often accompanied by various distortions in body perception, which can include changes in perception of the size, shape and temperature of the painful limb11,17,18,22,36. In addition, […]
The number of chronic musculoskeletal pain sites may be associated with the level of low and moderate to vigorous physical activity in older adults.
Increased Number of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Sites Associated With Low Physical Activity in Older Adults
Orginally Published At: Musculoskeletal Pain
Following the 2011 Institute of Medicine report on chronic pain, the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC) was created to enhance research efforts among federal agencies. The IPRCC and Office of Pain Policy at the NIH collaborated to identify gaps in knowledge and address them via a Federal Pain Research Strategy (FPRS). The FPRS appointed […]