Research Updates: pain relief

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 88

    LIPCHIK and NASH, St. Vincent Rehabilitation Services, 3413 Cherry Street, Erie, PA 16508, USA,, review (63 references) cognitive-behavioural issues in the treatment of chronic hea1


  2. Issue 88

    MIDDAUGH and PAWLICK, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Medical University of Couth Caroline, Children’s Hospital, Suite 525, PO Box 250912, 165 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29325, USA,


  3. Issue 88

    SMITH and colleagues, University of Southern Maine, USA, report on the effects of integrating therapeutic touch with a cognitive behavioural pain treatment programme.


  4. Issue 87

    SUN and colleagues, Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC, present a case study of mindfulness meditation for the control of severe headaches.


  5. Issue 87

    ALLAIS and colleagues, Woman’s Headache Center, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Turin, Turin, Italy, conducted a trial of acupuncture in the prophylactic treatment if migraine by comparison with the drug flunarizine.


  6. Issue 86

    STRAUSS-BLASCHE and colleagues, Department of Physiology, University of Vienna, Austria,, investigate the seasonal variations in th1


  7. Issue 83

    FAUCETT et al., University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA, E:, tested two training interventions to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disord1


  8. Issue 83

    NICOLAKIS et al., Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Vienna, AKH Wien, Austria, E:, demonstrated the effectiveness of exe1


  9. Issue 82

    ADAMS and FIELD, School of Health and Human Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, reviewed (52 references) psychological and social aspects of pain as relevant for pain management<1


  10. Issue 82

    STOLLER and colleagues, Department of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7124, USA,, analysed the pain management strategies of patients pre1


  11. Issue 81

    SCHARFF and colleagues, Pain Treatment Service, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA,, evaluated the effectiveness of thermal biofeedback in 1


  12. Issue 81

    CHANG and colleagues, National Tainan Institute of Nursing, Tainan, Taiwan, evaluated the effects of massage on anxiety and reaction to pain during labour.


  13. Issue 76

    KUBSCH and colleagues, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI, USA,, evaluated the effectiveness of cutaneous stimulation (CS) in relieving pain


  14. Issue 51

    ARNOLD and THORNBROUGH, Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine USA write that Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine (TCHM) uses naturally occurring p1


  15. Issue 51

    FRANK, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Medical Acupuncture for Physicians Program USA writes that neural therapy is a treatment system which helps to relieve chronic pain and illness.


  16. Issue 44

    NICKELSON and colleagues, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon GA 31207, USA write that despite the availability of specialised treatment for chronic pain, including


  17. Issue 44

    LAO and colleagues, Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore, 21207-6697 USA. write that although acupuncture is increasingly used by the general popul1


  18. Issue 44

    LAUNSO and colleagues, Department of Social Pharmacy, royal Danish School of Pharmacy, Copenhagen, Denmark write that headache is the most frequently reported symptom among Danish adults, with migraine headache


  19. Issue 41

    WOOLLAM and JACKSON, Norfolk Hospital Health Care NHS Trust, Norwich UK conducted a survey of acupuncture practice in chronic pain clinics in the UK.


  20. Issue 41

    OHRBACH and colleagues, Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98104-2499 USA write that burn injuries cause severe wound care pain which is ideally controlled in intensive burn 1


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