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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. Pain - resources; Resources - chronic pain ... following organizations are good resources for information on chronic pain: American Chronic Pain Association - www.theacpa.org National ...
  3. Chronic Pain and Complementary Health Approaches: What You Need To Know From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)  
    ... 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. ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Depression and Chronic Pain Easy-to-Read From the National Institutes of Health (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 ...
  7. Nonspecific back pain; Backache - chronic; Lumbar pain - chronic; Pain - back - chronic; Chronic back pain - low ... your waist) leads to pain. Many people with chronic back pain have arthritis and extra wear and tear on ...
  8. ... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Chronic Pain Safely Managing Chronic Pain Past Issues / Spring 2011 Table of Contents Helping ... all health professionals. But assisting people in managing chronic pain is tough. Strong medicines that relieve the pain ...
  9. ... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Chronic Pain Chronic Pain: Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Treatment Past Issues / Spring 2011 Table of Contents Symptoms Chronic pain is often defined as any pain lasting more ...
  10. ... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Chronic Pain Opioids and Chronic Pain Past Issues / Spring 2011 Table of Contents Opioids ... and similar drugs have been used to treat chronic pain not caused by cancer. For many people, they ...
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