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Fatigue is a major contributor to loss of physical function in chronic pain

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Marco, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. Marco

    Marco Grrrrrrr!

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    Near Cognac, France
    Quite a large collaborative study between Stanford and NIH.

    There's not a lot of data in the abstract as to how they reached their conclusions or possible therapeutic targets but the major take away for me was that fatigue may be responsible for much of the physical function losses in chronic pain conditions (as opposed to the pain itself).

    Which may be good news if fatigue becomes a research focus in these conditions.

    Physical and Psychological Correlates of Fatigue and Physical Function: A Stanford-NIH Open Source Pain Registry Study.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25536536?dopt=Abstract
     
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  2. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem All Good Things Must Come to an End

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    I've only recently had to deal with persistent pain. I'm not going to call it chronic; I'm still hoping it will go away. I certainly find dealing with/enduring pain to be fatiguing.
     
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  3. NK17

    NK17 Senior Member

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    Yes when pain increases in quantity, quality and duration, fatigues augments.
    There is a clear correlation/causation link.
     

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