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A new online treatment programme, set up by expert psychologists and physiotherapists, aims to help those who suffer from chronic pain.
NUI Galway researchers publish new findings on the brain’s marijuana-like chemicals in stress-pain interactions
New findings investigating the influence of a stress-sensitive genetic background on pain have been published in the leading journal in the field Pain, by NUI Galway researchers. The work, funded by Science Foundation Ireland and the Irish Research Council, was carried out by Dr David Finn and his research team in Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Centre for Pain Research and Galway Neuroscience Centre at the National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science, NUI Galway.
Dr David Finn of NUI Galway has been awarded the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland’s Doctor Award for best paper published in an indexed journal in 2012 in the Pain/Anaesthesia category.
The Galway Neuroscience Cluster, based within the National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science (NCBES) at NUI Galway, last week gained the status of Centre of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (COEN) after a national and international review process. By gaining COEN status, the Galway Neuroscience Cluster joins a select group of international centres that are entitled to apply for research funding that is awarded through this international initiative.
New advances in the diagnosis and treatment of common but often debilitating conditions such as migraine will be discussed at the Irish Pain Society’s annual scientific meeting at the Radisson Hotel on Saturday.
People who are unable to work or are on reduced work hours due to back pain are being sought to take part in a research programme at NUI Galway.
The Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway is currently recruiting people with chronic or recurrent daily headaches to take part in an online pain management programme.
The Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway is currently recruiting patients with back pain to take part in the Pain Disability Prevention Programme (PDP) trial. The study offers patients with back pain the opportunity to avail of 10 sessions with a clinical psychologist trained in pain rehabilitation.
Part of the brain, usually associated with memory, plays an active role in suppressing pain during times of stress, according to research carried out at NUI Galway.
The Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway is currently recruiting patients with back pain to take part in the Pain Disability Prevention Programme (PDP) trial, which is funded by the HSE. The study offers patients with back pain the opportunity to avail of 10 sessions with a clinical psychologist trained in pain management. These sessions will focus on active rehabilitation, instruction in a range of pacing techniques, cognitive therapy to help identify negative thinking patterns and the development of effective challenges, stretching and exercising to improve physical function. Sessions are free of charge and will take place in counties Galway, Donegal, Sligo, Mayo, Limerick and Cork. GPs and physiotherapists in these counties are being encouraged to refer suitable patients to the study.