Month: September 2013

NIH-funded study suggests brain is hard-wired for chronic pain

A Map of Chronic Pain
A Map of Chronic Pain

Brain’s white matter may determine susceptibility to chronic pain

Scientists used the structure of the brain’s white matter (green lines) to predict whether a subject would recover from low back pain. Red dots represent differences… Read the rest

complex regional pain syndrome CRPS/RSD: sheila’s story as told by her husband

Dave and I had been roommates in Salt Lake when I met Cody back in 2000. He was always quiet and funny, waxing poetic about moldy coffee or snow leopards. Cody and I were both surprised when he and my … Read the rest