Risk factors, prevention and treatment of chronic POST-SURGICAL pain

In this video, Doctor Andrea Furlan explains why some people will develop chronic pain after a surgical procedure. And what can be done to prevent and treat this kind of chronic postsurgical pain.

Other videos mentioned by Dr. Furlan:
Mind-body therapies for chronic pain: https://youtu.be/W5zvm8c6Ckw
Neuropathic Pain: https://youtu.be/oa53SDg3fn0
Central Sensitization: https://youtu.be/lGtGtuS_zo8

Video Chapters (time stamps)
00:00 Introduction
01:01 Statistics
03:15 Classification of Pain
05:10 Peripheral and Central Sensitization
05:48 Gene changes in peripheral sensitization
08:02 Glutamate
08:13 Glial cells
08:42 Opioid-induced hyperalgesia
09:42 Stress-induced hyperalgesia
11:20 Strategies to reduce sensitization
13:26 Pre-surgical risk factors
13:47 Pain before surgery
13:57 Repeat surgeries
14:01 Opioid prior to surgery
14:19 Genetic risk factors
14:51 Psychological risk factors
15:28 Poor physical fitness
16:05 Surgical factors: pain intensity
16:30 Nerve injury
17:15 Preventive analgesia
20:18 Prehabilitation

Dr. Furlan is a pain specialist in Toronto Canada. She is a physiatrist (specialist in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation). She holds a medical degree from the University of Sao Paulo and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto. She has 30 years of experience helping people with chronic pain to get better quality of life.

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ALERT: This video is not intended to replace medical advice. If you think you have a condition that is causing you pain, please consult with your doctor to get a diagnosis and a treatment plan for you. The intent of this video is only for educational purposes. If there is any emergency, go to the nearest emergency department or call an ambulance. CLOSED CAPTIONS in this video have not been professionally verified.
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