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Mission of our institute: Right of patients for analgesia, without side-effect

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There are a tremendous number of patients who suffer from chronic pain. Many of these are either not adequately treated, or are treated with compounds and suffer very much from side effects. Most patients we see complain about feeling like a zombie, not able to concentrate anymore or drive cars.

Anno 2012 this is obsolete and patients have the right on side-effect free analgesia.

It is our institutes mission to develop treatment protocols wich will help patients to achieve such side effect low analgesia.

We are developing treatment protocols based on the most modern insights in the neurobiology of pain, and especially also on German (alpha-lipoic acid) and Italian (palmitoylethanolamide) insights, experiences and publications. 

Treatment protocols for chronic pains in disorders such as CRPS (Sudeck), diabetic neuropathic pain and post herpetic neuropathic pains have been tested and used extensively within our institute and many patients have found painrelief due to our approach. 

This all leads to our institutes mission: 

Mission of the institute of neuropathic pain:

 To Develop and communicate effective treatment protocols for the treatment of chronic pain free of troublesome side-effects, also for the elderly patients

We achieve our mission via: 

  1. the development of side-effect free topical analgesic creams, based on ketamine, amitriptyline, gabapentine, isosorbide dinitrate, baclofen
  2. the exploration and further development of natural painkilling compounds such as alpha lipoic acid, palmitoylethanolamide and Boswellia
  3. information about the use of Cannabis as an analgesic compound
  4. exploration of compounds focussed on new non-neuronal targets, such as the TOLL-4 receptor (low dose naltrexone, ketamine) 

We communicate our findings via:  

  1. Dissimination of our treatment approaches in peer reviewed journals and via the internet, based on the stories of patients (our You Tube channels) 
  2. quick review publications in open source journals
  3. publications in peer reviewed journals of relevant clinical trials and case reports 
  4. building a patient-friendly and accessable internet site on neuropathic and chronic pain, www.neuropathy.nl 
  5. professional linked in peergroup neuropathy and neuropathic pain

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