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

Slippery slope of depression

Depression affecting my pain management

My depression is correlated with my chronic pain. That is how it came to exist but I am on medication for it and seeing a psychologist for it. I feel that it inhibits the treatment for my chronic pain. All the things I need to do for the chronic pain my depression, well, don't agree … Continue reading Depression affecting my pain management