Anyone can experience pain, it is one of the most common conditions people experience. As a matter of fact, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) reported that about 20% American adults experienced chronic pain and 8% had experienced high-impact chronic pain. The prevalence of pain was also associated with people who are advancing in age. Also, research shows that 20.8% of women suffer from chronic pain in comparison to men (17.8%). Chronic pain is a condition with which a person can do limited life activities for at least 6 months.
Chronic pain needs special care and attention because it may lead to several health problems over time. Choosing a pain management doctor that can truly help you is a critical process - that’s why it is important to have a recommendation from your primary health care provider. For you to know more about pain management, we’ve rounded up the 7 things you may not know about it.
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