Non-Pharmacological Treatments for Chronic Pain

@article{Turk2005NonPharmacologicalTF,
  title={Non-Pharmacological Treatments for Chronic Pain},
  author={Dennis C Turk and Bill McCarberg},
  journal={Disease Management & Health Outcomes},
  year={2005},
  volume={13},
  pages={19-30}
}
Precise estimates of the prevalence of chronic pain syndromes are difficult to ascertain. In the US, for example, there may be >30 million people with chronic or recurrent painful conditions. To date, there is still no one treatment that consistently and permanently alleviates chronic pain for all people. Since pain is likely to persist for a significant number of people, a disease management approach is highly desirable.In order to be both clinically effective and cost effective, a disease… CONTINUE READING

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