Current Issue Highlights


Pharmacoeconomics of genotyping-based treatment decisions in patients with chronic pain

Morlock, Robert; Braunstein, Glenn D.

PAIN Reports. 2(5):e615, September/October 2017.


Effect of bupivacaine lozenges on oral mucositis pain: a randomized controlled multicenter phase II study

Mogensen, Stine; Treldal, Charlotte; Kristensen, Claus A.; More

PAIN Reports. 2(5):e619, September/October 2017.

Mice with cancer-induced bone pain show a marked decline in day/night activity

Majuta, Lisa A.; Guedon, Jean-Marc G.; Mitchell, Stefanie A.T.; More

PAIN Reports. 2(5):e614, September/October 2017.


Pediatric chronic pain programs: current and ideal practice

Miró, Jordi; McGrath, Patrick J.; Finley, G. Allen; More

PAIN Reports. 2(5):e613, September/October 2017.


Gray matter alteration associated with pain catastrophizing in patients 6 months after lumbar disk surgery: a voxel-based morphometry study

Chehadi, Omar; Suchan, Boris; Konietzny, Kerstin; More

PAIN Reports. 2(5):e617, September/October 2017.

  • 2017 Global Year

Co-occurrence of posttraumatic stress symptoms, pain, and disability 12 months after traumatic injury

Giummarra, Melita J.; Casey, Sara L.; Devlin, Anna; More

PAIN Reports. 2(5):e622, September/October 2017.


Regular physical activity prevents development of chronic muscle pain through modulation of supraspinal opioid and serotonergic mechanisms

Brito, Renan G.; Rasmussen, Lynn A.; Sluka, Kathleen A.

PAIN Reports. 2(5):e618, September/October 2017.

  • Editor's Choice

2017 is IASP Global Year Against Pain After Surgery. This year-long initiative raises international awareness and offers resources for pain researchers and clinicians. Read more on the IASP website.


Articles published in PAIN in 2017 related to postsurgical pain are marked with an indicator and added to the Pain After Surgery Article Collection, which also includes related articles that appeared in the journal in recent years.

 ​

Pain in Dementia

Stefan Lautenbacher, Stephen J. Gibson BBSc(Hon), PhD, MAPsS

With the help of Pain in Dementia, you can learn new ways to give dementia patients a better quality of life through identifying the source of their pain and recommending the most effective treatment options

Pain 2016 Refresher Courses: 16th World Congress on Pain

Claudia L Sommer MD, Steven P Cohen , Michaela Kress , Mark S Wallace

Presented at the 16th World Congress on Pain in Yokohama, Japan, in September 2016, these papers represent the thinking of the world's top pain scientists and clinicians

Pain in the Joints

Serge Perrot and Lars Arendt-Nielsen

A comprehensive overview of joint pain, including its assessment, mechanisms, and treatment options