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Do You Have Low Back Pain? The VCU School of Nursing is Seeking Research Study Participants

Do you have low back pain? The VCU School of Nursing is conducting a research study funded by the National Institutes of Health to evaluate pain sensitivity during an episode of acute low back pain. Participants will complete questionnaires about their pain and have a sensory assessment. Blood will be drawn at each visit. Study […]

VCU School of Nursing receives NIH grant to study chronic low back pain

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing has received a three-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant totaling more than $1.2 million to study the influence of genetic factors on pain perception and how this may contribute to an increased risk of chronic low back pain. Persistent back pain affects nearly 36 million Americans every […]