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Chronic Pain

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Studying The Cause Of Back Pain

As researchers study the cause of back pain, one theory is that an altered protein found in cartilage can interact with a growth factor previously associated with connective tissues disorders.

06/11/2013

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Univ. Of Sciences Doctor Conducting Study On Obese People With Chronic Pain

“Maybe they have back pain, knee pain, they might have chronic headaches, ” says Dr. Amy Janke, assistant professor of psychology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

01/26/2013

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Managing Pain Without Drugs

Researchers found that patients who had non-drug treatments for pain such as relaxation training, acupuncture, acupressure, massage, music or aromatherapy reported and average of 50% reduction in their pain levels. 

11/15/2012