Neuropathic Pain: Causes, Management and Understanding

Editors: Cory Toth, Dwight E. Moulin Publisher/Date: Cambridge University Press, January 13, 2014 Summary: Central or peripheral neuropathic pain can be caused by a wide range of injuries, infections and diseases such as: spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, stroke, herpes zoster, diabetes and cancer. Many of these pain syndromes are difficult to treat, representing a […]

A Nation in Pain: Healing our Biggest Health Problem

Author: Judy Foreman Publisher/Date: Oxford University Press, USA, January 30, 2014 Summary: Out of 238 million American adults, 100 million live in chronic pain. And yet the press has paid more attention to the abuses of pain medications than the astoundingly widespread condition they are intended to treat. Ethically, the failure to manage pain better […]