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Spinal cord research finds morphine might hinder healing

Published: June 14, 2012

Morphine administered to those with spinal cord injuries can slow the recovery of locomotor function, increase tissue loss and even produce symptoms of increased pain in chronic sufferers, according to a Texas A&M associate research professor.

Michelle Hook’s research uses rats with spinal cord injuries to see how they recover with varying doses of self-administered morphine.