Thomas L. Whitten, MD
Specialty: Pain Medicine
Location and Office HoursWestmoreland Pain Management Center
4893 Rte 30 E Ste 8
Greensburg, PA 15601
How can pain be motivating?
Amy Colgan-Niemeyer, NASM Elite Trainer, Fitness, answeredI agree with Dr. Ornish. But what about pain from exercise? "No pain, no gain" is an archaic concept. If you experience muscle soreness, okay. Work through that. But if you're experiencing sharp, throbbing, stabbing, persistant pain, stop your workout. That kind of pain is not and should not be motivating except for getting you to seek medical attention.
What is breast pain?
Aurora Health Care answeredBreast pain is a common problem that affects women of all ages. It may affect a woman at regular intervals or it may be less predictable. Breast pain causes worry and is uncomfortable, but it rarely is a sign of a serious problem. Mastalgia is the medical term for breast pain.
How often does acute pain have psychological origins?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) answered
Pain occurs much more frequently as a consequence of tissue or nerve damage than it does because of psychological fantasy. This is particularly true of acute pain; psychogenic pain is more frequently chronic, and often an exaggeration or prolonging of genuine chronic pain from another cause. It is also common for several sources of pain to mingle together in the mind of the person suffering from it.
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