Pain

1. Understanding Pain

· · Pain
Pain is an essential signal that something isn’t right with the body. It’s never pleasant, and it’s the most common reason people seek medical help. Pain prevents us from seriously injuring ourselves. It also helps doctors diagnose underlying issues, be they chronic diseases or temporary ailments like a sports injury. … Read More

Resources

· · Pain
In addition to local and regional pain clinics, organizations, and self-help groups, there are agencies at the national level that directly or indirectly provide services for people with chronic pain. Here’s how to contact them. American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) www.medicalacupuncture.org info@medicalacupuncture.org 310-379-8261 2512 Artesia Blvd., Suite 200 Redondo Beach, CA … Read More

Glossary

· · Pain
acute pain: Pain that is usually sharper and more severe than chronic pain, and typically lasts less than three to six months. acetaminophen: The basic ingredient found in Tylenol and equivalent drugs. alternative health care: Non-mainstream treatment instead of conventional medicine. analgesic: A class of drugs that includes most painkillers. … Read More

From The Medical Editor

· · Pain
Thank you for your interest in Managing Your  Pain 2020. You are likely reading this special health report because you or someone you love is suffering from pain and you want to become better informed about the latest research and evidence-based practice in the field of pain medicine. Pain is … Read More

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