Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: Chronic Pain

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Autologous adipose injection for shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

A pilot study of micro-fragmented adipose tissue injection suggests that the biologic is an effective treatment option for wheelchair users with chronic shoulder pain. East...

UBC researchers seek participants for spinal cord injury study

Chronic pain is a common and often debilitating problem that can significantly impact function and quality of life for patients with spinal cord injury. To...

Promising treatment for shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

Researchers report initial results for a minimally invasive intervention for relief of chronic refractory shoulder pain in upper-limb dependent individuals with spinal cord injury East...

What is a spinal cord injury?

A spinal cord injury means that the spinal cord of a person is damaged and the person cannot do things that they otherwise would...

Spinal Cord Injury Patients Face Many Serious Health Problems Besides Paralysis

MAYWOOD, IL –  Paralysis is just one of the many serious health problems faced by patients who suffer spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord patients also are...

First clinical guidelines in Canada for pain following spinal cord injury

New research provides recommendations to help manage neuropathic pain LONDON, ONTATIO - Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in Canada to develop...

Study Examines Difference Between High- and Low-frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation is nothing new, but a new study suggests that maybe we have been approaching it the wrong way; or rather, that maybe we have more to learn about it. But, in case you don’t know, spinal cord stimulation is a type of pain management which involves placing an implant under the skin which delivers electric pulses to the torso or the limbs to relieve chronic pain. Typically, spinal cord stimulation involves delivering low-frequency waves (40 to 60 Hz) but a new study says that, perhaps, high-frequency (up to 10,000 Hz) might be better in some cases.

Pain, paralysis “just life” for Surrey man

It wasn’t that long ago that Dan Thomas thought he had it all. After years of hard work – he bought his first dump truck...

Recovery of sensory function by stem cell transplants

New research from Uppsala University shows promising progress in the use of stem cells for treatment of spinal cord injury. The results, which are...

Managing Chronic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/QG4SKNZOJzE Chronic (or long-standing) pain is a common problem for people living with spinal cord injury, and it is often very difficult to treat. At this...