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Psoriatic Arthritis – Symptoms, Treatment & Clinical Trials

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a type of inflammatory arthritis in which the immune system starts to target the body’s own joints. It is most commonly associated with psoriasis, which is a chronic autoimmune skin condition that causes increased growth and build-up of skin cells. It is estimated that around 10% of people with psoriasis [...]

August 20th, 2020|

Participant Recruitment – celebrating 5 years on social media

5 years ago... 5 years ago we decided to join our first social media platform, Facebook and use it as a means to connect local people with clinical trials. We were frustrated by the available options for recruiting participants into clinical trials and believed there had to be a better way. We had the [...]

December 11th, 2019|

Degenerative Disc Disease – Symptoms, Treatment & Clinical Trials

Spinal discs naturally degenerate with age due to wear-and-tear, but this doesn’t always lead to pain or other symptoms. Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a condition (not actually a disease) in which degenerated discs cause pain and/or other symptoms that cannot be explained by any other condition. DDD is a leading cause of back [...]

June 11th, 2019|

Did You Know that Genesis Conducts its Own Studies?

Most clinical trials are developed, funded and managed by pharmaceutical or medical device companies. Here at Genesis Research, we also conduct “investigator-initiated studies”. These are research studies that are developed and managed by our own doctors and research team. Investigator-Initiated Studies Investigator-initiated studies are subject to all the same regulations, safety standards, and ethical [...]

June 3rd, 2019|

Migraine – Symptoms, Treatment & Clinical Trials

Migraine is a neurological disorder that is typically defined as recurring attacks of moderate to severe headaches and accompanying symptoms (particularly neurological and sensory symptoms). Migraine may be a primary condition, or it may be caused by another health condition (secondary). Migraine headaches are usually one-sided (unilateral) but can affect both sides. Migraine affects [...]

February 14th, 2019|

Neuropathic Pain – Symptoms, Treatment & Clinical Trials

Chronic pain falls into a number of categories. Two major categories are Nociceptive and Neuropathic pain. Further classification depends on where the pain is located and what is causing it (i.e. cancer-related, musculoskeletal, somatic or visceral, etc). Many chronic painful conditions will involve mixed nociceptive/neuropathic/other pain types. In this article, we briefly explain the [...]

October 17th, 2018|

Painful Diabetic Neuropathy – Symptoms, Treatment & Clinical Trials

Diabetic neuropathy is a complication of long term diabetes mellitus (type 1 or type 2) in which the nerves are affected / damaged by the disease. It affects approximately 50% of people with diabetes and many don’t even know they have it until it is diagnosed by a doctor. Of those people with diabetic [...]

February 20th, 2018|

Medical Devices – Neuromodulation / Neurostimulation for Chronic Pain

Neuromodulation represents an advanced pain management therapy for patients with chronic, refractory pain. The term “neuromodulation” refers to the therapeutic administration of electrical stimulation (or chemical agents) directly to the nervous system (spinal cord, brain or peripheral nerves) in order to modulate nerve cell activity. The aim is to interrupt pain signalling at the [...]

January 17th, 2018|

National Pain Week 2017

July 24 – 30 is National Pain Week - an initiative led by Chronic Pain Australia. Their mission is to reduce the barriers, suffering and isolation faced by people living with pain by encouraging discussion amongst patients, communities, services and the media, addressing the stigmatisation of chronic pain, and providing access to information and [...]

July 27th, 2017|

Precautious measures against COVID-19

To reduce the spread of COVID 19, we will be contacting participants before their appointments to ensure they are well. In order to protect both participants and staff, we have implemented daily temperature checking for all. This continuous monitoring is the only way to reduce the incidence of infection. We trust you understand that we have your best interests at heart and hope you stay well.

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