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Brain imaging is showing that pain changes the structure and function of brain regions that perceive pain, making it persistent. These brain networks and receptor targets are being identified as potential targets for future therapies.

Apkarian, Vania. The Brain in Chronic Pain: Clinical implications. Pain Manag. 2011; 1(6): 577-86. http://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/abs/10.2217/pmt.11.53

Reference

Title
The Brain in Chronic Pain: Clinical implications
Publication
Pain Manag
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Apkarian, Vania
Volume & Issue
Volume 1, Issue 6
Pages
577-86
URL
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  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Future Value

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