PainSA is a chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain. Our mission is to improve all aspects of pain management in Southern Africa.

PainSA: Volume 15 Number 3

The latest PainSA journal is available to download covering:

  • Almost 1 in 5 South African adults have chronic pain: a prevalence study conducted in a large
  • nationally representative sample
  • A review of the incidence and risk factors for fibromyalgia and chronic widespread pain in
  • population-based studies
  • Considering the potential for an increase in chronic pain after the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Pain, nicotine, and tobacco smoking: current state of the science
  • Secondary and tertiary prevention of chronic pain

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