Navigation Links
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation Announces a New Initiative to Treat Chronic Pain Without Opiates
Date:11/29/2018

Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation (CPARF) is announcing a bold mission to alleviate and treat chronic pain without opiates. This new and unique approach to the pathophysiology of pain in cerebral palsy will devise tailored treatments to reduce or eliminate chronic pain for both children and adults.

According to CPARF’s Medical Director, Dr. Jim Blackman, “Our research into chronic pain could mitigate, if not completely eliminate this common factor among those with cerebral palsy. In too many cases, the pain is treated while the quality of life is worsened. The effects of opiate addiction outweighs pain management.”

“The number and variety of symptoms that result in discomfort requires focused and extensive research into the causes and patterns of pain. Our researchers are committed to identifying new ways to treat and relieve chronic pain other than through opiates,” said Nadine Dehgan, the newly appointed CEO of CPARF.

Rapid development of treatment alternatives is urgently needed to minimize addiction, improve and save lives and reverse the opiate epidemic. Over the next three years, the foundation’s initiatives will be centered on treatment, intervention, prevention and cure, including:

  • Funding research at top U.S. institutions, including a recently launched study at Johns Hopkins, to fully understand the different pathophysiology and presentations of chronic pain.
  • Spearheading a research team of leading chronic pain and cerebral palsy clinicians, researchers, and experts in a team-science model that fosters rapid progress.
  • Collaborating with academic, business, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors to develop clinical research protocols and accelerate new treatments to market.
  • Eradicating chronic pain through prevention and state-of-the-art treatment without the use of opiates.

“For most individuals, pain is a relatively short-term phenomenon related to illness, injury or medical procedures. However, individuals with cerebral palsy commonly develop excruciating pain syndromes resulting from persistently spastic muscles, abnormal forces on muscles and joints, atypical postures, and gastrointestinal disturbances,” said Dr. Blackman.

About CPARF
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation was established in the United States in 2015 to fund the world’s best research to treat, prevent and ultimately find a cure for cerebral palsy. The foundation has a strong commitment to funding high quality research in cerebral palsy, collaborating with researchers across the United States, and sharing their information globally. 58% of the most effective cerebral palsy treatments have been discovered in the past 10 years thanks to the collective efforts of the international cerebral palsy research community.

To learn more about how CPARF is committed to preventing future suffering for people with cerebral palsy visit http://cparf.org or contact info@cparf.org.

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/11/prweb15957602.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2018 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. Seasoned Non-Profit Executive Nadine Dehgan Is Appointed CEO of Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation
2. FrozenYogurtParts.com Gives Back to United Cerebral Palsy
3. United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia Announces Independence and Growth with Name Change: Blossom Philadelphia
4. Contrarian Tech Start-Up: How SaaS Platform Is Disrupting Cerebral Palsy
5. FR Conversions Provides Cerebral Palsy Child With Bigger, Better Sleigh on Christmas Day
6. New Google Glass Inspired Wearable Technology Can Aid Spine Surgeons During Cerebral Palsy Surgery for Children
7. Neil H. Greco Insurance Agency Kicks Off Charity Program in Livingston, NJ and Initiates Campaign in Support of Local Boy with Cerebral Palsy
8. Lochte Insurance Agency of San Antonio Launches Charity Drive to Provide Birthday Gifts and Back to School Supplies for Local Girl Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy
9. Management of anticoagulant-associated intracerebral hemorrhage
10. Genes May Raise Risk of Cerebral Palsy, Study Finds
11. Childhood maltreatment associated with cerebral grey matter abnormalities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/10/2018)... ... December 10, 2018 , ... Florida Hospital, soon to ... Wesley Chapel recently received the 2018 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® for ... both emergency and inpatient services is measured through random, voluntary patient surveys and ...
(Date:12/8/2018)... ... December 07, 2018 , ... Garland was ... annual tradition of supporting non-profit organizations through fun, creative and thoughtful fundraising. Garland’s ... more than $400,000 for charities in northeast Ohio and across the country over ...
(Date:12/8/2018)... Calif. (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2018 , ... Caring.com, ... a leading provider of innovative medical alert systems, to its list of top ... Best for Premium Features . , Medical Guardian was one of fourteen companies that ...
(Date:12/6/2018)... ... December 06, 2018 , ... HMP, ... Post-Acute Care Symposium (PACS). The meeting will take place May 9–10, 2019, and ... Society meeting in San Antonio, Texas. , PACS is uniquely designed to provide ...
(Date:12/6/2018)... BOCA RATON, Fla. (PRWEB) , ... December 06, ... ... for those unable to cope with day-to-day life, there are alternative solutions. M.D.-formulated ... , Relaxium Calm ’s main ingredient is Sensoril®, an extract of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/5/2018)... ... 2018 , ... Smart pill device and app developer ... announced the launch of its new user-oriented nutritional supplement subscription service Stride ... pioneering technology to enhance users’ control of, and adherence to, nutritional supplement regimens. ...
(Date:11/29/2018)... (PRWEB) , ... November 29, 2018 , ... More than ... calls on the largest diabetes organizations to significantly increase funding for type 1 diabetes ... has remained mostly flat since then. , An estimated two million Americans are affected ...
(Date:11/28/2018)... ... November 28, 2018 , ... ... has been published and is available to view on the company’s global website. ... diffraction, published by Rigaku Oxford Diffraction , serving the X-ray analysis community ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: