There has been progress as researchers continue to build upon their understanding of the genetic, physiologic and psychological factors associated with central pain amplification, including important contributors — perceived stress and our stress response system.
Past studies have helped researchers verify methods that “train our brain” to dial down its response to pain signals. Although they now know that Cognitive Therapy (CT), Mindfulness Meditation (MN) and Activation Skills (AS) work, they still don’t completely understand the specific ways “why” these treatments work.
Researchers at the University of Washington with the Back on Track to Healthy Living and Living in Full Even with Pain Studies hope to hope their new Chronic Pain Treatment Study will uncover answers and advance future treatment recommendations.
They are recruiting study participants who will receive free treatment and compensation. Eligible participants will participate in eight telehealth calls. They will be asked to:
Women and minorities frequently underrepresented in these types of studies are encouraged to participate.
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