Neuroscience

Overcoming fear of back pain may spur recovery

(HealthDay)—People with chronic back pain often try painkillers and other treatments without success. Now, a new study suggests a program of education and exercise may provide relief.

Neuroscience

Virtual reality eases phantom limb pain

Virtual reality can relieve the sensation of phantom limb pain. A new test devised by researchers at Aalborg University shows that VR technology can trick the amputee's brain into thinking that it is still in control of a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Minimally invasive treatment could freeze out phantom limb pain

A pioneering technique significantly reduces phantom limb pain—chronic pain emanating from the site of amputated limbs—according to findings presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 2016 Annual Scientific ...

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