The source of
your pain will fall within one of the following categories: chronic
pain; pain due to surgery; or pain due to injury, illness, or disease.
As a victim of pain, you are joined by literally millions of others.
Pain is the number one reason people seek medical attention, and
pain killers are the most commonly and frequently used prescriptive
drugs in our country.
statistics are overwhelming. The pain of cancer is experienced by
800,000 Americans and 18 million throughout the world. There are
roughly 70 million with excruciating back pain; 36 million contend
with the raging pain of arthritis; 20 million bear the blinding,
nauseating pain of migraine headaches. If you include those with
other health problems, such as gout, sciatica, and unknown causes,
almost one-third of the people in the U.S. have chronic pain.
is a necessary and important condition within the body’s system.
Without it you would not know when you were injured or ill. Pain
is the message that tells you when it is time to immobilize part
of your body; it relays the message of illness so that you can seek
order to understand what your pain is trying to tell you, you need
to seek a professional diagnosis. Further, always consult a medical
professional before making a decision about what kind of pain control
technique to choose.