What role does exercise have on acid sensing ion channels and conditioned pain modulation?


Exercise is routinely advocated by healthcare professionals as a treatment to address pain and tissue injury. The consensus that strengthening the local tissue will attenuate pain by improving its resilience whilst transitioning through a natural cycle of tissue healing. Whilst exercise does have morphological effects on local muscle it is understood that increases in muscle [...]

CRPS: What’s the best treatment?


Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a severely debilitating condition.  It’s been ranked higher than pregnancy and amputation of a digit on the McGill Pain Index. Currently, there is no single treatment specifically for CRPS. Yet this is a common trend with all complex pain presentations. A multi-modal approach is required due to the complex [...]