Chronic pain effects an estimated 100 millionCRONIC PAIN people across Europe according to the “Survey of chronic pain in Europe: prevalence, impact on daily life, and treatment” by Breivik H, Collett B, Ventafridda V, Cohen R, Gallacher D and published in the European Journal of Pain 2006;10(4):287-333 (11).

Chronic pain has a devastating impact on those who are suffering. Not only do they have a medical condition to contend with but the social and economic impact on the sufferers and on society is enormous.

 

Here are some publications that address this issue:

APPEAL PainReport      Chronic Pain – A backgrounder

APPEAL PainReport                                         Chronic Pain – A backgrounder

Chronic Pain and Spinal Cord Stimulation FAQ

 Pain Matters – a Discovery Channel Documentary

 

Chronic Pain and Spinal Cord Stimulation FAQ

The state of pain management in Europe

 

Neuromodulation Therapies – Patient Information Neuromodulation Therapies – Patient                                     Information

The state of pain management in Europe


Access to pain treatment  Pain Proposal – Improving the current and future management of chronic pain

   Access to pain treatment                                    Pain Proposal – Improving the current                                                                                   and future management of chronic pain

Opioids and pain a Pan-European Challenge

Survey of chronic pain in Europe

Opioids and pain a Pan-European Challenge            Survey of chronic pain in Europe

Economic Aspects of Spinal Cord Stimulation

Pain in Europe survey report

Economic Aspects of Spinal Cord Stimulation              Pain in Europe survey report

Multidisciplinary approach in chronic pain management

Multidisciplinary approach in chronic pain management