Sunday, March 8, 2009

Chronic Pain - What's in a definition?

We at Windows on Pain have been debating to arrive at the correct definition of 'chronic pain'. This is what we came up with - chronic pain is severe, persistent pain that obstructs and constricts peoples’ lives, often to devastating effect for them and their families.

Did you know that at any time, a staggering 3.2 million Australians of working age have this degree of pain? These are thought-provoking statistics! Although pervasive, persistent pain is a taboo subject shrouded in denial and aversion, and invisibility definitely limits the search for effective treatment. What do you think?


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  2. It is very difficult to take the pills, vicodin in this case we are gaining control of our body, we must remain very careful and not fall and hang on to drugs, always remember to look at this couple and for our future. I read certainly are very addictive and so we need to know control.

  3. There are many ways to control chronic pain, and one of them is through anxiolytics, which are medicines that have obtained a better result than other drugs such as naproxen, aspirin, ibuprofen, medications that relieve pain but are not effective for these chronic cases, as these pains are more like a back pain that the world is one of the most common causes of absenteeism in findrxonline as indicated in your article on back pain and chronic pain, and opioid medications are as Vicodin, Lorcet, Meperidine to soothe the pain caused by this disease and we must be very careful.

  4. Nice Blog. Its like being at hell with that severe chronic pain. Once I suffered a lot and lot with my back pain. Then I found an excellent solution with the Hypnotherapy Treatment. Now I Could be able to manage the pain and thanks to Thoughts Become Reality.