research update. Exercise to Reduce Pain?

March 2012
PN;Mar2012, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p33
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The article reports that research has shown that fitness plays an important part in helping people ease the discomfort of neuropathic pain. As stated, neuropathic pain is a chronic and complex condition that impairs the daily lives of more than two-thirds of individuals with spinal-cord injury (SCI). It states that exercise is a clinically useful therapy that can enhance the levels of neurotrophic factors in the spinal cord in animal models of SCI.


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