Biological Burden

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Our research aims to identify biological measures of system burden in individuals with chronic musculoskeletal pain and establish a clinical composite that can be used in patient care to evaluate the burden of chronic pain and assess changes resulting from clinical interventions.

Associated Publications:

Accelerated Aging in Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis Pain: Consideration for Frequency, Intensity, Time, and Total Pain Sites. PMID: 29392207

Allostatic Load and Pain Severity in Older Adults: Results from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. PMID: 27988258

Elucidating individual differences in chronic pain and whole person health with allostatic load biomarkers. PMID: 37701788

Investigating the Burden of Chronic Pain: Inflammatory and Metabolic Composite. PMID: 27445627

Chronic Pain, Perceived Stress, and Cellular Aging: an Exploratory Study. PMID: 22325162

Telomeres and Epigenetics: Potential Relevance to Chronic Pain. PMID: 22770844