The Pain May Be Chronic, Learn the Characteristics
February 23rd, 2018
f the pain has occurred longer than three months, it is chronic pain. It may not be chronic pain that never goes away, however, the same pain lasting over three months is usually indicative of a problem. Chronic low back pain, neck pain, mid-back pain, migraines, fibromyalgia, and many other chronic pain problems are often permanent and require ongoing pain care. They are also, in total, overwhelmingly the most common cause of disability in the United States and worldwide.
Chronic pain can occur for many reasons. Some of the most common reasons are: Past injuries or surgeries, osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid arthritis, nerve damage, overactive nerves from fibromyalgia, and infections. However, there are many causes of chronic pain, and most have variations across treatment methods. Since chronic pain affects eleven percent of all Americans, there are many treatment methods specific to many different conditions related to chronic pain.
Not all chronic pain feels the same. It is not all treated the same. If you need to undergo treatment for chronic pain, it is important that you arm yourself with as much information as possible when attempting to treat the pain and take a comprehensive approach. To learn more about the characteristics of chronic pain, visit Characteristics of Chronic Pain.
WhatHelpsPain.com is a comprehensive set of articles aimed to deliver targeted information about chronic pain as well as other pain topics, such as sports medicine. We gather research from only the most accredited and reputable institutions such as the NIH, CDC, and the American Chiropractic association. Our goal is to bring you a variety of methods to treat a variety of pain-related issues.
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