Chronic pain patients turn to Internet – not MDs

With too few chronic-pain specialists and family doctors often lacking knowledge about treatment, patients people living with pain are increasingly using the Internet to find information, support, and practical advice for self-management, according to researchers in Beersheba, the UK, and Germany.

Dr. Maya Lavie-Ajayi of Ben-Gurion University’s department of social work, Dr. Sue Ziebland of Oxford, and Dr. Gabriele Lucius-Hoene of the University of Freiburg have just published their findings in the British Journal of Pain.


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