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by Dr Martin E Johnson
Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: Chronic pain cure?
Replies: 1
Views: 1253

Re: Chronic pain cure?

Conditions that are called ‘chronic’ are rarely cured (such as asthma or diabetes) - chronic pain often is often independent of the disease process that originally caused it to happen and is due to changes in the nervous system. Most of the time we cannot cure a chronic pain but we can reduce the pa...
by Dr Martin E Johnson
Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:36 am
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: How is chronic pain treated?
Replies: 2
Views: 1469

Re: How is chronic pain treated?

The first part of the treatment journey is an accurate assessment of the cause and nature of the pain. Secondly the effect that pain has on your mental health has to be assessed along with issues that the pain is causing in your life e.g. work restrictions, stress on the family. Then a personal plan...
by Dr Martin E Johnson
Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:36 am
Forum: Pain Management
Topic: How common is chronic pain?
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

Re: How common is chronic pain?

According to new evidence collected and published on the BMJ Online this year, approximately 8 million adults report chronic pain that is moderate to severely disabling such as preventing a person from partaking in normal life activities such as work. From the same report, it is estimated that in to...
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