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Pain is a feeling set off in the nervous system. Acute pain lets you know that you may be injured or have a problem you need to take care of. Chronic pain is different. The pain signals go on for weeks, months, or even years. The original cause may have been an injury or infection. There may be an ongoing cause of pain, such as arthritis or cancer. But in some cases there is no clear cause.

Problems that cause chronic pain include

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  1. Chronic Pain (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... a problem you need to take care of. Chronic pain is different. The pain signals go on for ... there is no clear cause. Problems that cause chronic pain include Headache Low back strain Cancer Arthritis Pain ...
  2. Chronic Pain and Complementary Health Approaches: What You Need To Know From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)  
    ... links Read our disclaimer about external links Menu Chronic Pain and Complementary Health Approaches: What You Need To ... the Bottom Line? Are complementary health approaches for chronic pain safe? There’s no simple answer to this question. ...
  3. Complementary Health Approaches for Chronic Pain: What the Science Says From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)  
    ... Complementary and Integrative Health Complementary Health Approaches for Chronic Pain : What the Science Says September 2014 Fibromyalgia In ... external links More About Complementary Health Approaches for Chronic Pain Clinical Guidelines, Scientific Literature, Research Spotlights, Info for ...
  4. Acupuncture May Be Helpful for Chronic Pain: A Meta-Analysis From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)  
    ... external links Menu Acupuncture May Be Helpful for Chronic Pain: A Meta-Analysis A recent NCCAM-funded study, ... to date that acupuncture may be helpful for chronic pain. In addition, results from the study provide robust ...
  5. ... 6 Things You Should Know: The Science of Chronic Pain and Complementary Health Practices As with any treatment, ... a complementary health practice to help manage your chronic pain, talk with your health care providers first. And ...
  6. Employees with Chronic Pain (Office of Disability Employment Policy)  
    Accommodation and Compliance Series: Employees with Chronic Pain By Beth Loy, Ph.D. Preface Introduction Information About Americans with Disabilities Act Accommodating Employees Resources References PDF Version DOC Version Share ...
  7. Pain - resources; Resources - chronic pain ... following organizations are good resources for information on chronic pain: American Chronic Pain Association - www.theacpa.org National ...
  8. Chronic Pain and PTSD: A Guide for Patients (National Center for PTSD)  
    ... Enter ZIP code here Enter ZIP code here Chronic Pain and PTSD: A Guide for Patients Chronic Pain and PTSD: A Guide for Patients What is chronic pain? Chronic pain is when a person suffers from ...
  9. Chronic Pain From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    NINDS Chronic Pain Information Page Synonym(s): Pain - Chronic Condensed from Pain: Hope Through Research Table of Contents (click to jump ... Trials Organizations Additional resources from MedlinePlus What is Chronic Pain? While acute pain is a normal sensation triggered ...
  10. Depression and Chronic Pain From the National Institutes of Health Easy-to-Read (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    ... see the NIMH booklet on Depression . What is chronic pain? Chronic pain is pain that lasts for weeks, ... Disorders and Stroke website . How are depression and chronic pain linked? Scientists don’t yet know how depression ...
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