Pain Science and Sensibility Episode 8: Pain – Of Mice and Men?
How do you know if a mouse feels pain? Not to spoil the surprise, but it involves being stuffed head first into a glove. What might this mean for us larger animals? In this episode, Sandy and Cory discuss an animal study article which examines the role of exercise and pain. Grab a beverage and pull up your hamster wheel for Episode 8!
Regular physical activity prevents chronic pain by altering resident muscle macrophage phenotype and increasing IL-10 in mice.
Leung A, Gregory NS, Allen LH, Sluka KA.
Pain. 2015 Jul 30. [Epub ahead of print]
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Music by Kevin MacLeod – incompetech.com:
Intro – Brandenburg No4 and Meatball Parade
Close – Meatball Parade
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