Tag: chronic pain

Why does an old knee hurt?

linkphysio | January 14, 2016

Old knees are mostly painful due to a complex problem called the osteoarthritis (OA). It is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders, which refers to clinical syndrome of joint pain accompanied by varying degrees of functional limitation and reduced quality of life (1). It affects more than one-third of persons of age more than […]

Hidden contributor of pain in clinical practice – “Catastrophizing”

linkphysio | December 3, 2015

The experience of pain is a complex interplay between psychological, biological, and cultural factors [1]. Individual who experience pain from any surgical procedure or from any injury to the tissue tends to distress or pain. But question arises why the person with same type of injury or surgery tend to have different level of pain […]

How to exercise in different chronic pain conditions?

linkphysio | December 2, 2015

After a very interesting discussion on exercise prescription for chronic low back pain on a previous post on chronic pain, I received an invitation to write a blog on exercises for chronic pain which I accepted to write. For writing this blog, I performed a narrative review of literature and summarized the evidences for three […]

Should we worry about “how much it hurts” in Chronic Pain?

linkphysio | November 27, 2015

History of pain management suggests strong value of focusing on pain intensity as the goal of treatment. This is true for cancer pain towards the end of life and probably for acute pain with injury or pathology. However, for pain without obvious pathology or trauma, addressing elimination of pain may not be right goal of […]

Volunteer needed for “Pain Research” in Nepal

linkphysio | November 6, 2015

सौरब शर्मा “दुखाई” सम्बन्धि बिषयको सर्वेक्ष्यणमा इच्छुक छन् | उनिले हालै नेपाली हरु मा दुखाई सम्बन्धि अनुसन्धान गर्न प्रतिष्ठित “International Association for Study of Pain (IASP)” मार्फत प्रोत्साहन पाएका छन् जुन नेपालमा प्रथम पटक हो | यस्तो ऐतिहासिक अनुसन्धान मा सौरबलाई सहयोग गरी हौसला प्रदान गर्नुहोस् | यदि तपाई (१) नेपाली हुनुहुन्छ र नेपली राम्ररी […]