The vast majority of persons with spinal cord injury report chronic, unpleasant sensations or pain. And about a third describe the chronic pain as severe, which is a very hard thing to live with.
Chronic pain in persons with spinal cord injury tends to exist at multiple body sites and generally does not improve with time. It can interfere
Dani Dudek had fingers so sore, it was difficult to open a car door, and pain in her elbow so intense, straightening her arm made her feel like she had broken something -- at age 22. In 2009, senior point guard Dudek was one of the most prolific women's basketball players in NCAA history, only the second woman to top 1,000 points, 800 rebounds and 600
The diagnosis and treatment of cancer are often stressful events, and high levels of psychological and psychiatric disorders have been reported consistently over the last 20 years as a result of these conditions. However, there is good evidence that much of this distress is preventable by providing a support service that is fully integrated with other
We are excited to feature a guest post from Mark P. Jensen on "Hypnosis for Chronic Pain Management", at Oxford University Press. To view the original blog post on the Oxford University Press Blog, follow