Beyond Chronic Pain… Changes in the Brain

By November 28, 2011About Pain

Long-term chronic pain not only diminishes the quality of life for sufferers – but also alters activity and the functional connectivity of cortical regions in the human brain, resulting in a widespread and significant impact on brain function with possible cognitive and behavioral impairments.

To learn more about how long-term chronic pain causes changes on brain function please follow this link to the full journal manuscript: Beyond Feeling: Chronic Pain Hurts the Brain, Disrupting the Default-Mode Network Dynamics.

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