Risk factors represent well-traveled paths in pain research. Resilience factors in chronic pain represent important targets on less traveled paths. Our research focus on identifying and measuring biobehavioral and psychosocial resilience factors. There are a number of recognized risk factor indexes. One initiative under way is the development of a clinically relevant resilience index.
Resilience, Pain, and the Brain: Relationships Differ by Sociodemographics. PMID: 33606287
Resilience Factors May Buffer Cellular Aging in Individuals With and Without Chronic Knee Pain. PMID: 30900507
Omega-6: Omega-3 PUFA Ratio, Pain, Functioning, and Distress in Adults With Knee Pain. PMID: 28542024
Associations Between Vitamin D, Omega 6: Omega 3 ratio, and Biomarkers of Aging in Individuals Living With and Without Chronic Pain. PMID: 35057447