What Are the Obstacles to Treatment Pain as Effectively as We Should?

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There's a lot of new technologies that can help with pain. But at the same time there's still a lot of work to be done. I personally think that most of work should be done to find out what causes acute pain to progress to chronic pain. If we can figure that out, then we'll a have better sense of how to preserve the acute pain that's protective but at the same time prevent that progression to chronic pain.

Right now a lot of their research focuses on treatment, but they are generalized treatments for all types of pain, whereas really that progression of what's happening in the brain in the spinal cord maybe the area that we need to focus on the most.