Pain Management/nocioceptor burnout


I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and was prescribed EMLA cream. It seems to help somewhat but I was wondering if combining it with other topical capzasin would allow me to selectively "burn out" the nocioceptors and without feeling the burn.

Dear Rick,

I wouldn't recommend experimenting with the burnout approach. I can sum up for you information on other approaches from both my own decades-long experience and scientific literature but I need more time. Give me several more days.


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Tatiana Zilberter


I'll do my best to answer any question, which can ease your pain. My stronger topics are:
- General pain mechanisms: explanatory answers
- Pain neuroscience you can use
- Pain management without drugs
- Alternative/holistic techniques
- Pain education for self help

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