Current Issue Highlights

Specific symptoms may discriminate between fibromyalgia patients with vs without objective test evidence of small-fiber polyneuropathy

Lodahl, Mette; Treister, Roi; Oaklander, Anne Louise

PAIN Reports. 3(1):e633, January/February 2018.

Sensory symptom profiles differ between trigeminal and thoracolumbar postherpetic neuralgia

Rehm, Stefanie; Großkopf, Moritz; Kabelitz, Maria; More

PAIN Reports. 3(1):e636, January/February 2018.

Discharge prescription patterns of opioid and nonopioid analgesics after common surgical procedures

Nooromid, Michael J.; Blay, Eddie Jr; Holl, Jane L.; More

PAIN Reports. 3(1):e637, January/February 2018.

The CGRP receptor antagonist BIBN4096 inhibits prolonged meningeal afferent activation evoked by brief local K+ stimulation but not cortical spreading depression-induced afferent sensitization

Zhao, Jun; Levy, Dan

PAIN Reports. 3(1):e632, January/February 2018.

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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.


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