The neuromatrix theory of how pain becomes chronic and its use for pain management

Pain research has progressed over the years while pain treatment really hasn't adapted to that new research. Pain treatment is very biomedical but research has long suggested a much more multidisciplinary and multimodal methodology. Hell, even I, as a pain patient have really thought a multidisciplinary approach is quite fundamental but not really focused on … Continue reading The neuromatrix theory of how pain becomes chronic and its use for pain management

Chronic pain treatment expectations

When you were diagnosed with chronic pain what were your treatment expectations, if any? And what did the doctor or specialist imply the treatment expectations were? It is strange with some pain. With fibromyalgia my pain, back in the day, was mostly ignored and not treated or managed until I was a lot older. The … Continue reading Chronic pain treatment expectations

Chronic pain and CBD, THC, and CBD/THC treatment research

I'm Canadian so cannabis is entirely legal here. Ever since it became legal here I have explored it for different types of pain. From CBD, to CBD/THC, to THC. Rubs, creams, capsules, joints, and edibles. Both CBD and THC are listed to be used for pain. So when we are looking to have something to … Continue reading Chronic pain and CBD, THC, and CBD/THC treatment research