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What are the obstacles to treating pain as effectively as we should?

New technologies are improving how well we can manage and treat pain, but more research is needed to better understand how acute pain becomes chronic, says Devi Nampiaparampil, MD, chief of pain management at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


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