• We used electrodermal activity to examine fear conditioning and extinction.• Movement associated with fear of pain elicits sympathetic activity and fear.• Verbal instructions can attenuate conditioned fear of movement-related pain.
Verbal Instruction Can Induce Extinction of Fear of Movement-Related Pain
Orginally Published At: Pain Journal
Neuropathic-like symptoms may affect pain-related quality of life ratings and function in patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis, respectively.
Neuropathic Symptoms Worsen Quality of Life, Function in Hip, Knee Osteoarthritis
Orginally Published At: Neuropathic Pain
Patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain on long-term opioid therapy who report high levels of pain may be more likely to have moderate to high pain interference.
Pain Interference Associated With Depression, Pain Self-Efficacy in Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
Orginally Published At: Musculoskeletal Pain
I’ve been working on series of updates to the dry needling chapter in my trigger points book, gradually building it up to the point where it would make a good, substantive article on this topic in its own right. It must stay in the book, but here’s an interesting excerpt that I just have to […]
You can learn a lot from watching a lot of elite runners with a lot of high-speed cameras. And much of what you learn is a surprise. For instance, most elite runners are actually heel-strikers, which flies in the face of the popular belief that the best runners are forefoot strikers. Alex Hutchinson: In the […]