Chronic Low Back Pain Linked to Brain Shrinkage in Key Regions

Jennifer E. Engen

Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is associated with reductions in brain volume in areas involved in pain processing, reports a study in PAIN®, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. “These findings suggest that CLBP is related to lower brain […]