Effective Pain Management

Know about the different types of pain

Acute pain: usually starts suddenly and has a known cause, like an injury or surgery. It normally gets better as your body heals.procedures solid icon

Chronic pain: lasts 3 months or more and can be caused by a disease or condition, injury, medical treatment, inflammation, or even an unknown reason.

Three ways you can help safely manage your pain:

  1. Work with your doctor to make and follow a plan
  2. Set realistic goals to return to an activity that pain prevents you from doing
  3. Choose low risk pain relief options
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