Regular physical activity prevents development of chronic pain and activation of central neurons.

@article{Sluka2013RegularPA,
  title={Regular physical activity prevents development of chronic pain and activation of central neurons.},
  author={Kathleen A Sluka and James M. O'Donnell and Jessica F Danielson and Lynn A. Rasmussen},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={114 6},
  pages={725-33}
}
Chronic musculoskeletal pain is a significant health problem and is associated with increases in pain during acute physical activity. Regular physical activity is protective against many chronic diseases; however, it is unknown if it plays a role in development of chronic pain. The current study induced physical activity by placing running wheels in home cages of mice for 5 days or 8 wk and compared these to sedentary mice without running wheels in their home cages. Chronic muscle pain was… CONTINUE READING
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