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How can we understand persistent pain?

Acute pain evoked by tissue injury makes biologic sense and can be explained mechanistically in great detail. It is much more difficult to understand why pain so often persists after healing of an injury, or even arises

Pain sensitivity and pain scoring in patients with severe obesity

There are indications that pain perception is altered in patients with obesity, which complicates postoperative pain treatment. An essential part for adequate pain treatment is the capacity of the patient to grade pain. Methods Forty-one patients with

ACT for a “self” relieved of the burden of pain

Chronic pain is often defined as any pain lasting more than 3 months, and may arise from an initial injury, an on-going illness, or no clear cause. The change and suffering wrought from chronic pain could fundamentally