Pain

Chronic pain

About Chronic pain

Pain is a feeling set off in the nervous system. Acute pain lets you know that you may be injured or have a problem you need to take care of. Chronic pain is different. The pain signals go on for weeks, months, or even years. The original cause may have been an injury or infection. There may be an ongoing cause of pain, such as arthritis or cancer. But in some cases there is no clear cause.Problems that cause chronic pain includeHeadacheLow back strainCancerArthritisPain from nerve damageChronic pain usually cannot be cured. But treatments can help. They include medicines, acupuncture, electrical stimulation and surgery. Other treatments include psychotherapy, relaxation and meditation therapy, biofeedback, and behavior modification. NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Tips, success stories, and coping strategies for Chronic pain

What tip would you give someone like me who was just diagnosed?
  • Educate yourself on your condition so you can be informed and stay updated on clinical trials

  • sciatica

What’s your best coping strategy?

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Besides medications, what else has worked for you?
  • heat pad

  • Dilaudid

  • Fentora

  • Fentora

  • heat pad

  • Sleeping well