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Back pain sufferers wanted for research programme

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.

Pain: Symptom or disease?

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When I interviewed Dr. David Finn of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at NUI, Galway, I alluded at first to a statement I found in one of his recently published papers: “The study of stress-induced analgesia has enhanced our understanding of the fundamental physiology of pain and stress and can be a useful approach for uncovering new therapeutic targets for the treatment of pain and stress-related disorders.”

New research shows how the brain’s marijuana-like chemicals suppress pain

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.

Patients with back pain needed for rehabilitation trial

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.

Back pain sufferers needed for trial of a new rehab 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, which is funded by the HSE.

Acupuncture as a treatment for pain relief

Acupuncture is a Chinese therapy that works miracles for different diseases, especially for relief of pain. According to Chinese medical theory, there are energy pathways called meridians that flow through your body. A blockage of these pathways results in health related issues. When needles are inserted in the areas which influence the energy flow through the meridians this relieves the pain.

Patients with back pain needed for trial in Swinford

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.

New courses at Connemara College of Natural Healing

It is springtime and time for new beginnings. First of all you need to prepare yourself with a good course. Connemara College of Natural Healing will hold an introductory weekend workshop on Kairos Therapy on May 7 and 8 from 10am to 5.30pm.

New courses at Connemara College of Natural Healing

There will be an introductory weekend workshop on Kairos Therapy on May 7 and May 8 from 10am to 5.30pm.

Coping with chronic pain

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Aiden Kennedy had just moved to Australia in 1987 when a boating accident changed his life forever.

 

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