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Non-pharmacological therapy


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Research update: Physical therapy treatments for chronic non-cancer pain

Pain specialist and joint editor Dr Karen H Simpson discusses a paper that critically examines the different physical treatments currently used for the treatment of chronic pain

Non-pharmacological pain treatment: spinal cord stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation is a well-established method that can relieve pain in a number of conditions. However, it is difficult to predict the response in a particular patient, says pain expert Professor Harald Breivik

Non-pharmacological pain treatment: Mirror therapy for one-sided phantom limb or CRPS pain

Pain expert Professor Harald Breivik looks at the role of a non-pharmacological pain treatment – mirror therapy – in the treatment of one-sided phantom limb or chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

The role of digital technology pain management

Dr Matthew Allsop describes the use of digital and electronic technologies in healthcare and their potential for the management of pain

Towards a consistent approach in evaluating new treatments for chronic pain

GP and joint editor Dr Martin Johnson argues that clinical trials should take into account the requirements of payers as well as regulatory bodies

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