Our Research

The Center for Musculoskeletal Pain Research is dedicated to the study of chronic pain and fatigue to further the understanding of the mechanisms that cause pain/fatigue and to develop new, more targeted treatments for these conditions.

Recent News

How Weather Can Influence Your Pain

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Many people suffering from chronic pain report that weather conditions worsen their pain. However, researchers have found mixed results. Using a…

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Fibromyalgia and Stress

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Stress has a direct impact on our health and plays a significant role in chronic pain. Previous research has shown that ongoing exposure to stressors…

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Mutations of Mitochondrial DNA May Contribute to…

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Research suggests that mitochondrial dysfunction (decreased cellular energy metabolism) has been shown to contribute to pain perception and chronic…

Mutations of Mitochondrial DNA May Contribute to FM

Our Current Recommendations

Relaxation techniques

Fibromyalgia and Anxiety

Relaxation is essential to achieving and maintaining better health, we offer a recommended relaxation technique to help you find better ways to manage your pain.

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Exercise Program

Fibromyalgia and Exercise

Exercise is another great way to manage your pain, but it can be very difficult to start and stick with an exercise routine that works for you.

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