Pain relief with PAP injections may last 100 times longer than a traditional acupuncture treatment

April 2012 - Zylka lab publication in the journal "Molecular Pain" outlines the pain relief potential of PAP injections.

Pain relief with PAP injections may last 100 times longer than a traditional acupuncture treatment click to enlarge PAP (red) is found in neurons that sense pain-producing stimuli.

April 2012 - In an article published in the April 23 online edition of Molecular Pain, Zylka lab researchers describe how exploiting the molecular mechanism behind acupuncture resulted in six-day pain relief in animal models. They call this new therapeutic approach PAPupuncture.

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Hurt JK, Zylka MJ. PAPupuncture has localized and long-lasting antinociceptive effects in mouse models of acute and chronic pain. Mol Pain. 2012 Apr 23;8(1):28. [Epub ahead of print]