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Can gradually increased exercise reverse pain sensitivity in chronic pain ?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

From personal experience, yes.
From observation of my patients, yes. Now you have hope.

In brief: Yes

From personal experience, yes.
From observation of my patients, yes. Now you have hope.
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes and no

Chronic pain from soft tissue injuries can be ameliorated by proper physical therapy to strengthen certain muscles, and a trained physical therapist is the best person to advise as to a program. The idea that certain people develop "pain sensitivity" is a currently fashionable theory, but one that is speculative and not yet proven with certainty.

In brief: Yes and no

Chronic pain from soft tissue injuries can be ameliorated by proper physical therapy to strengthen certain muscles, and a trained physical therapist is the best person to advise as to a program. The idea that certain people develop "pain sensitivity" is a currently fashionable theory, but one that is speculative and not yet proven with certainty.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Prem Gupta
Neurology

In brief: Doubtful

While exercising is good for many reasons but if it can improve the pain tolerance is doubtful.
It will not hurt unless you go beyond your limit of pain tolerance.

In brief: Doubtful

While exercising is good for many reasons but if it can improve the pain tolerance is doubtful.
It will not hurt unless you go beyond your limit of pain tolerance.
Dr. Prem Gupta
Dr. Prem Gupta
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