Search Results for 'Nociception'

39 results found.

Counting the cost of chronic pain

The introduction of improved services for people in the early stages of chronic pain could help cut the “sizeable” economic burden caused by the condition - an estimated €4.76 billion per year - in Ireland, a leading Galway based expert said this week.

Acupuncture as a treatment for pain relief

Acupuncture is a Chinese therapy that works miracles for different diseases, especially for relief of acute pain. According to traditional 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.

Acupuncture as a treatment for pain relief

Acupuncture is a Chinese therapy that works miracles for different diseases, especially for relief of acute pain. According to traditional 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.

Back and neck pain

The increased sedentary nature of our lifestyle has led to a marked increase in the incidence of spinal pain. With a neck problem you could experience pain in your neck, shoulder, mid-back, arm or headaches. Likewise with a back problem you could experience pain in your back, groin, hip or leg. These symptoms may be caused by an injury to any of the following:

Scholars to conduct research on chronic pain at NUIG

image preview

Leading researchers in pain medicine and health economics at the Centre for Pain Research, NUI Galway, are to supervise two Health Research Board-funded summer scholars in projects on chronic pain.

Ceart Healthcare suffers cutbacks in service

image preview

Ceart Healthcare centre in Callan is suffering from lack of funding leading to the therapy centre remaining closed on Fridays.

Mystery unravelled for thousands of pain sufferers

A European-wide awareness campaign for people with a chronic condition called neuropathic pain has been kick-started in Ireland by the Irish Chronic Pain Association and Pfizer Healthcare Ireland.

Help the people who know those who need help

In Dickens’ time, poverty was easy to identify. People in that category would, according to the writer, sidle up to you in the street and say ‘spare a tannah for a cuppa tea, guv. Bless ya.” These days it is not so easy to identify want in people.

Chronic pain affects one in three people, reveals NUI Galway study

NUI Galway researchers have described chronic pain as a “silent epidemic” in this country, having found that one in three people suffer from the condition.

 

Page generated in 0.0437 seconds.