Q&A with Jennifer Murphy, PhD

At Karuna Labs, we are pioneering a new approach to managing chronic pain in the face of increasing opioid dependence/addiction and expensive and invasive surgical treatment. We have combined proven biopsychosocial treatments and moved them into the virtual...

Q&A with Jennifer Murphy, PhD

At Karuna Labs, we are pioneering a new approach to managing chronic pain in the face of increasing opioid dependence/addiction and expensive and invasive surgical treatment. We have combined proven biopsychosocial treatments and moved them into the virtual...

Imagining: How Graded Motor Imagery Fits

Robert Johnson PT, DPT, OCS Imagine having chronic, persistent pain. Twenty to 25% of Americans have it. They cannot find an answer. They have been around the block with their pain, consulting surgeons, therapists, body-workers, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and...

Chronic Pain: How Did We Get Here?

Kris Beebe, MS, MPT Chronic Pain Management in the Past… I had the great fortune to work as a physical therapist under Hubert Rosomoff, MD, a neurosurgeon and a pioneer in pain medicine.  Dr. Rosomoff believed that chronic pain was generally a nonsurgical...

Central Sensitization in Chronic Pain

Michael Trujillo, PhD Vice President of Clinical Affairs, Karuna Labs, Inc. Figure 1: A schematic of the central nociceptive (pain) pathway. In acute pain, excitability is temporarily increased in response to painful stimuli such as Central Sensitization Pain...