Pain and Fatigue in Neurological Conditions
“Interview-based study about the experience of pain and fatigue in multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy (CP), and Parkinson’s disease (PD).”
Previous research has shown pain and fatigue to be the most common and disabling symptoms in multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy (CP), and Parkinson’s disease (PD). Patients describe pain and fatigue as a “lack of energy” and “tiredness” but ultimately the experience is complex and unique for each person and may not be able to be measured or felt by others. The current research on the experience of pain and fatigue in neurological conditions is limited by focusing on measurable and “common” experiences.
Participants will engage with the researcher via Zoom for a one hour interview with questions asked about pain and fatigue related to their neurological condition
Conceptualizing the lived experiences of pain and fatigue in persons living with neurological conditions