Neuropathic pain

Management is more than pills

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3502 (Published 1 September 2009)
Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3502

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  1. Michael Thacker, senior lecturer1,
  2. G Lorimer Moseley, NHMRC senior research fellow2,
  3. Herta Flor, professor3
  1. 1Academic Department of Physiotherapy and Wolfson Centre for Age Related Diseases, King’s College London, London
  2. 2Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  3. 3Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Heidelburg, Heidelburg, Germany
  1. michael.thacker{at}kcl.ac.uk

    We have one important caveat in relation to Freynhagen and Bennett’s review—that evidence based non-pharmacological treatment for neuropathic pain was absent.1

    Several randomised controlled trials show that graded motor imagery reduces pain and disability in chronic complex regional pain syndrome 1 (CRPS1) and phantom limb pain after amputation or brachial plexus …

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