Cells carry ‘memory’ of injury, which could reveal why chronic pain persists

Posted by on May 12, 2016 4:49 pm
Categories: Science

A new study offers clues as to why chronic pain can persist, even when the injury that caused it has gone. Although still in its infancy, this research could explain how small and seemingly innocuous injuries leave molecular ‘footprints’ which add up to more lasting damage, and ultimately chronic pain.

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