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Pain Management

What Are the Treatments for Chronic Pain?

The treatments for chronic pain are as diverse as the causes.

Types of pain

There are 2 main types of pain:

  • cute pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Breakthrough pain
  • Bone pain
  • Nerve pain
  • Phantom pain
  • Soft tissue pain
  • Referred pain.

Pain may be anything from a dull ache to a sharp stab and can range from mild to extreme. You may feel pain in one part of your body or it may be widespread.

From over-the-counter and prescription drugs to mind/body techniques to acupuncture, there are a lot of approaches. Relief may be found by using a combination of treatment options.

Treating Chronic Pain

Medications, mind-body techniques, and acupuncture can help relieve chronic pain. Learn about your options.

Natural Pain Relief

Lifestyle changes, physical therapy, counseling -- in addition to medication or surgery, these can also bring pain relief.

Spine Pain and Treatments

If you have painful compression fractures in the spine, both surgical and nonsurgical treatments are explored.

Treating Foot Pain

To get the right treatment for foot pain, first the problem is looked for..

Treating Lower Leg Pain

If you're suffering from lower leg pain, you may wonder if it's serious or something you can treat at home.

Alternative Therapy

Research shows that acupuncture and other nonmedical treatments can provide pain relief.

Spinal Cord Stimulation

These systems help people with cancer or chronic pain.

Surgery and Pain

At the last resort, there are surgical options to treat pain.

Treating Pain in Children

The most difficult task involved in treating pain in children is obtaining an objective and accurate measurement of the pain.

Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain

In the past decade, strong evidence has accumulated regarding the benefits of mind-body therapies, acupuncture, and some nutritional supplements for treating pain.

Pain management strategies

Studies suggest that a person’s emotional wellbeing can impact the experience of pain. Understanding the cause and learning effective ways to cope with your pain can improve your quality of life. Key pain management strategies include:

  • pain medicines
  • physical therapies (such as heat or cold packs, massage, hydrotherapy and exercise)
  • psychological therapies (such as cognitive behavioural therapy, relaxation techniques and meditation)
  • mind and body techniques (such as acupuncture)
  • community support groups.

Causes of pain

The most common causes of pain in adults include:

  • injury
  • medical conditions (such as cancer, arthritis, and back problems)
  • surgery