Effective Paths to Real Relief
No matter what type of pain you suffer from, experts stress that relief is possible—and it’s critical for your health and wellbeing to treat your pain and not suffer in silence. We’ve gathered the info that will put you in control.
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Chronic Pain Q&As
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How is the brain of a person with chronic pain affected?
Chronic pain can occur in the absence of ongoing tissue damage -- this is an example of the sensory component of pain. One component of pain is a reflex avoidance behavior that can occur before the . . .
- Q What causes chronic pain?
- Q How is chronic pain diagnosed?
- Q What are the different types of pain medication?
- Q How can I start an exercise program with chronic pain?
- Q What is a chronic pain program?
- Q How can I find a pain specialist or pain medicine doctor?
- Q What treatments are there for chronic pain?
- Q What can cause neck pain and headaches?
- Q What exercises can help relieve back pain?
- Q Should I exercise if I have painful joints from arthritis?
Chronic Pain Action Plans
Don't let chronic pain control your life. Take steps to manage symptoms and get relief now.
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