Pain is part of life, but suffering with chronic pain on an everyday basis is something entirely different. Effectively communicating about the pain you are experiencing is an important first step to identifying the best treatment options available to you.
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Chronic pain is a complex and multidimensional health problem that takes a huge toll on individuals and their families. As attention shifts to new standards of pain management, many healthcare professionals are reevaluating treatment strategies that may incorporate a variety of complementary or alternative approaches.
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Pain can be an issue at any point in a battle with cancer—occurring during active treatment or after treatment is completed. If pain is not managed properly, it can worsen the physical, emotional, and psychological toll of the disease.
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Because lower back pain is one of the more common types of pain, it's important to seek out a healthcare professional who can properly assess your condition, create a pain management plan, and advise you on activities you should and shouldn't do.
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Learn the seven simple steps for communicating effectively with your healthcare professional; this is the key to receiving proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment for your pain.
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Pain creates many challenges, not only for the people who suffer from it, but also for those who care for them. That's why we created the Caregiver Cornerstone Program: to help you―the family caregiver—find the information, encouragement, and tools you need to care for your loved one with pain.
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Pain creates many challenges, not only for the people who suffer from it...
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