Understanding Chronic Pain
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Expanding Options for Chronic Pain Treatment: An Integrative Pain Management Program
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What is a Chronic Pain Management Program?
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Personalized Treatment Optimization for Chronic Pain with Dr. Ruslan Dorfman
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Managing chronic pain, an integrated approach.
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Steven George, PT, PhD – Approaching Pain Management from a Personalized Perspective
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Understanding Balanced Pain Management
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In the end, any approach to chronic pain must also recognize that gender, racial and cultural biases often exist in pain treatment and management. Unconscious bias by health care professionals can greatly affect the way pain is assessed, treated and managed in women, especially women of color who are less likely to receive any or adequate pain treatment. READ: Why Women Need a Personalized Approach to Chronic Pain Management. Understanding women from the perspectives of both sex and gender are going to be critical as we look to drive sustainable change in the health arena and particularly in pain management.
Nearly a third of Americans experience long-lasting pain, and approximately 20 percent of the population. For women suffering from chronic pelvic pain, absent a physical injury, childbirth or identifiable procedural cause, there is significant potential for a history of intimate partner violence. With all that said – women are more sensitive to pain and report more chronic pain than men – we’d like to throw a wrench in the works: more recent studies – as in released in January, 2019 – show that in experiments with rodents and humans, the male experience of pain was directly tied to earlier experiences of pain, and that men (and male rodents) that experienced pain early in life. Women are more likely to have comorbidities influencing their responsiveness to pain management, such as depression with somatic symptoms (though somatic depression may be underdiagnosed in men) and autoimmune diseases.
16,17 Cognitive factors and coping strategies also commonly contribute to the effectiveness of pain treatments. On May 10, the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force voted on its final recommendations, which emphasize the importance of providing balanced, individualized, patient-centered pain management to ensure better clinical outcomes for pain that improve quality of life and functionality for patients. Individualizing pain management is essential because “pain is very complex, even when we think it’s simple,” Bernhofer said. “Generally, the more complex the pain syndrome, the more it requires multiple modes of treatment to be effective.
To treat chronic pain, CBT is most often used together with other methods of pain management. These remedies may include medications, physical therapy, weight loss. Living with chronic pain makes day-to-day life difficult. It touches every single part of my life, from hygiene, to cooking, to relationships, to sleeping.
When we shared a recent Wall Street Journal article on our Facebook page, it attracted attention.. The article, Why Women Are Living in the Discomfort Zone, raises an interesting fact: There are 100 million American adults living with chronic pain, according to the Institute of Medicine, and most of them are women.Nobody really knows why. So, we set out to explore more about women and chronic.
List of related literature:
|from Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention|
|from Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine|
|from Obstetrics & Gynaecology: An Evidence-based Text for MRCOG, Third Edition|
|from Leifer’s Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada E-Book|
|from Gynaecology E-Book: Expert Consult: Online and Print|
|from Migraine in Women|
|from Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing E-Book|
|from Handbook of Systems and Complexity in Health|
|from The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook on Pain and Addiction|
|from Screaming to be Heard: Hormonal Connections Women Suspect… and Doctors Still Ignore|