Americans' reports of chronic pain
conditions increase most sharply from their mid-20s to late 50s.
As the population ages, surely My Guide: Manage Chronic Pain
will prove of steady, increasing interest; because with that aging process too often comes chronic pain
from one condition or another.
Survey of chronic pain
in Europe: Prevalence, impact on daily life, and treatment.
The book - What's Up with Moira's Grandad: Medikidz Explains Chronic Pain
- portrays a typical scenario, which involves a child not understanding why their grandparent has suddenly cancelled time they'd planned to spend with them.
Gina Plunkett, of pressure group Chronic Pain
Ireland, said: "The system is failing many people living with pain - preventing them from playing their full part in the nation's workforce.
Representatives Swaim and Kaufman expressed their concerns for access to care if patients have to drive 90 miles for chronic pain
treatment because CRNAs cannot provide it locally.
She added that chronic pain
is the second leading cause of medically related work absenteeism, which results in more than 50 million lost workdays each year.
Groups of subjects with chronic pain
or no chronic pain
To help clients understand the physical aspects of pain, mental health counselors need to understand the biology of pain as well as knowing appropriate counseling strategies that can be used with clients experiencing chronic pain
(Gatchel, 2005; Gatchel et al.
Approximately 35 percent of those with chronic pain
said they had depression, but mood problems were not associated with a particular pain condition or pain site.
Some clinicians assert that chronic pain
has always afflicted workers.
A chronic pain
condition can be a low-level constant state of discomfort or a high-level disabling condition.
CHICAGO -- Emergency department patients with a history of chronic pain
rate their pain as more severe than acute pain patients do, based on a prospective, observational study conducted in 20 emergency departments, said Dr.
imposes a considerable toll on modern health care.
Written by expert physical therapist Bernard Schatz, The Schatz Technique: Loving Touch Can Change the World and Reverse Chronic Pain
is an extensive discussion of chronic pain
caused by contracted tissues that press on nerves, and means to treat it.