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Secondary effects of chronic pain

Chronic pain is enormously different from acute pain. It is not just a symptom of an underlying problem - it is the problem. It often does not respond to treatments used for acute pain. In fact, acute pain treatments can sometimes make it worse.

Dec 16th, 2020
What is comprehensive pain management?

Comprehensive pain management is a special form of treatment. It is an intensive attempt to deal with every major aspect of our life vis-a-vis chronic pain. If a pain clinic only offers injections and medication, it is not comprehensive pain management.

Dec 16th, 2020
How to face our pain?.

Once we start to face our pain, we realize that its message is not one of annihilation. Pain by itself, is not out to kill us. The only way we lose if we give up. To break the cycle of pain-inactivity-weakness-pain, we have to be willing to do things...

Dec 16th, 2020
How is pain management different from pain treatment?

What happens when you avoid pain? The world shrinks when we avoid pain. It is not only our muscles and tendons that shrink when we avoid pain, our fear of pain makes our world shrink. As we cut ourselves off from painful activities,...

Dec 16th, 2020
What is Pain? How to cope with chronic pain?

Chronic pain affects millions of Americans. According to the new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Nearly 20 million Americans are suffering from chronic pain that interferes with their daily activities.

Dec 15th, 2020
Pain Management: The Path to Healing.

The other approach is pain management. Entering the road of pain management does not mean that we must forever relinquish the possibility of finding a cure for our pain. However, it does not mean that we are not going to wait for a cure.

Dec 15th, 2020
Pain Treatment: The Path to Cure

The road of pain treatment initially seems to be the easier path. For acute pain, which usually resolves over time, it is. The three main features of the path of pain treatment are receiving the proper diagnosis, getting correct treatment, and...

Sep 17th, 2020
Chronic Vs Acute Pain?

Chronic pain, characterized as pain that persists for longer than a period of six months, is enormously different from acute pain, which is characterized as temporary pain that has an identifiable cause and purpose.

Apr 18th, 2020