Parkinson Disease: The Breakdown and Pathophysiology of Chronic Pain

Parkinson Disease: The Breakdown and Pathophysiology of Chronic Pain
Among the numerous non-motor symptoms affecting patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), chronic pain has become a topic of increasing focus in recent years. In studies investigating the prevalence of pain in PD, figures have ranged from 30%-85% due to between-study differences in factors such as diagnostic criteria, sample sizes, and assessment methods used.1In a study that examined analgesic prescriptions as ... read more
Source: Neurology AdvisorPublished on 2021-02-16By melissaalvarez