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2022 Dec 27

Pain Pract

Chronic low back pain and cognitive function.


Abd-Elsayed A, Gyorfi M
Pain Pract. 2022 Dec 27.
PMID: 36573394.


Chronic low back pain can impact cognitive function. Patient can have decreased problem-solving abilities, decreased speed of information processing, delayed memory in addition to the development of different psychological conditions. Treating chronic pain effectively can potentially reduce those negative effects and potentially improve patients' cognitive function.