Pain Relief Ireland News


Post Thoracotomy Pain Management: Time to spread the gospel!


Every year the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) chose a particular chronic pain area to highlight its clinical importance.  This year it is the turn of post-operative pain to take center stage and post thoracotomy pain is one area that certainly warrants attention.


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CRPS Cork 2017: world class conference with the largest attendance ever!


Photo Above - Some Conference Faculty Members: (L to R back) Prof. C. McCabe (UK), Dr. R van Dongen (Netherlands), Dr. J. Lewis (UK), Prof. K. Slavin (USA). (L to R front) Dr. L. Knudsen (Denmark), Lord Mayor T. Fitzgerald., Dr. D. Hegarty (Chair CRSP Cork 2017) Mrs. K. Salvin (USA)


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Pain Relief Ireland proudly supports CRPS Cork 2017


Pain Relief Ireland is proud to announce that we are supporting the upcoming International conference on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome being held in Cork at the end of August.


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Are Opioids the Answer for Pain?


The Opioid Pain Medication “Epidemic” Have you been to your primary care physician or pharmacy recently and not being able to get your opioid pain medication? Or have you felt under pressure because you are taking opioids so you must be a “junkie”?


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Neuropathic pain: Painful nerve fibers!


Neuropathic Pain is a complex, chronic pain state that usually is accompanied by tissue injury. With neuropathic pain, the nerve fibers themselves become “painful” and may be damaged, dysfunctional, or injured. These damaged nerve fibers send incorrect signals to other pain centres. The impact of nerve fiber injury includes a change in nerve function both at the site of injury and areas around the injury.


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Individualised pain management is key to the future of spinal cord stimulation!


The role of Neuromodulation in pain medicine is changing the lives of more individuals on a daily basis.


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