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The workshop was organized by Mark S. Cooper, PhD (Univ. Washington); Donald C. Manning, MD, PhD (Shionogi USA, Inc.); and Kirk W. Johnson, PhD (MediciNova, Inc). 
Acute herpes zoster neuritis and postherpetic neuralgia continues to be one of the most painful, acute and chronic conditions to afflict mankind. It will continue to be a major health problem as the baby-boomer generation in the United States ages and is at risk for the reemergence of the varicella zoster virus.
Arguably the major scientific research finding in the Decade of Pain is that severe pain causes rearrangement or reconfiguration of nerve cells in the central nervous system.1-8 This rearrangement or transformation, called neuroplasticity, is a response to electronic impulses that arise from a peripheral pain site that is not healed by the body’s basic immune response to a painful in
More than 40% of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients experience at least one type of pain. Learn more about diagnosing and treating MS patients with pain.
Donald R. Eck, DO writes about a non-surgical treatment option for carpal tunnel syndrome.
The use of laboratory studies and imaging studies in the diagnosis of neuropathic pain present clinical challenges and, although medications remain the mainstay of therapy, it is frequently necessary to try multiple different medications and modalities for adequate treatment.
Shingles pain and lesions resolved in 48 hours after treatment with frequency-specific microcurrent. Learn about this non-pharmacologic treatment of shingles.
Progress in understanding the pathophysiology of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS: used to be called RSD or causalgia) is leading to new and more effective treatments.
Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome commonly describe a diverse range of sensory and motor problems. These include pain to touch or the threat of touch, temperature, color and sweating abnormalities, problems in initiating movement and reduced function.
CRPS (which used to be called RSD) is a chronic pain condition. Overview from a pain management specialist to help doctors better understand and treat CRPS.
Laser therapy can be easily and economically used in the treatment of both acute phase herpes zoster and in chronic post-herpetic neuralgia.
A report of three unexplained, severely-disabling pediatric cases, in otherwise healthy children, successfully treated with long term anti-viral therapy.
Article discusses a pain patient that presents with postherpetic neuralgia and multiple musculoskeletal issues, which provides an interesting and challenging case study.
A discussion of the pathophysiology of neuropathic pain and an overview of the modalities used to alleviate it.
Low-level consumption of glutathione-enhancing micronutrients may be beneficial in relieving symptoms of peripheral neuropathy of unknown origin.
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