Current Issue Highlights



Reconsidering the International Association for the Study of Pain definition of pain

Cohen, Milton; Quintner, John; van Rysewyk, Simon

PAIN Reports. 3(2):e634, March/April 2018.


Neuropathic pain in leprosy: symptom profile characterization and comparison with neuropathic pain of other etiologies

Raicher, Irina; Stump, Patrick Raymond Nicolas Andre Ghislain; Harnik, Simone Bega; More

PAIN Reports. 3(2):e638, March/April 2018.

Capsaicin 8% patch reversibly reduces A-delta fiber evoked potential amplitudes

Papagianni, Aikaterini; Siedler, Gabriela; Sommer, Claudia; More

PAIN Reports. 3(2):e644, March/April 2018.

  • Editor's Choice

From acute to persistent low back pain: a longitudinal investigation of somatosensory changes using quantitative sensory testing—an exploratory study

Marcuzzi, Anna; Wrigley, Paul J.; Dean, Catherine M.; More

PAIN Reports. 3(2):e641, March/April 2018.


Embedding the IASP pain curriculum into a 3-year pre-licensure physical therapy program: redesigning pain education for future clinicians

Hush, Julia M.; Nicholas, Michael; Dean, Catherine M.

PAIN Reports. 3(2):e645, March/April 2018.

  • 2018 Global Year

The 2018 Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education is underway. This year-long initiative raises international awareness and offers resources for pain researchers and clinicians.

This year, the goal of IASP’s annual initiative is to improve education of health-care professionals and educators, students, government entities, the research community, patients, and the public about pain. Articles published in PAIN related to pain education are marked with the Global Year logo and added to an article collection.

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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