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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What treatments are there for chronic pain?
Treating chronic pain is necessary not just to get relief but also to protect one's health. If you suffer from chronic pain, there are treatments available to help with the pain and also with mood issues or sleep disruption. These may include ...
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Matthew McCarty, MD, treats pain. Not run-of-the-mill aches, but serious pain—the kind that disrupts lives. Many of the people who end up in his office have spent months or even years trying to manage their chronic pain with medication—and therein lies the problem, according to Dr. McCarty.