Chronic Pain Prevention
- Q How can I manage chronic pain?
Dr. Moshe Lewis, Pain MedicineChronic pain requires a multidisciplinary approach to treat effectively. Pain specialists like Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians take a holistic approach and consider the way that the mind, body and importance of touch all come together to... Full Answer
- Q What can I do to prevent chronic pain?
Dr. Harris McIlwain, Pain MedicineYears of clinical research and treating patients have shown that the key to preventing pain is a four-pronged approach that involves the following steps: Step l. Lose weightStep 2. Exercise dailyStep 3. Control your stress Step 4. Get quality sleep... Full Answer
- Q How do I manage my postherpetic neuralgia on a daily basis?
Managing your postherpetic neuralgia on a daily basis can be tough. You will need to work with your doctor to find the right treatment plan and that may involve trying several different options. Once you have found a treatment that works, stick to it and... Full Answer
- Q Can postherpetic neuralgia be prevented?
You may be able to prevent postherpetic neuralgia by getting vaccinated for chickenpox or shingles. A vaccination will not necessarily make you immune, but it can greatly reduce your risk of an outbreak. This will, in turn, reduce your risk of developing... Full Answer