Chronic pain can begin with an injury or a problem such as a bulging disk in the spine. It can be associated with complex syndromes such as fibromyalgia. Or you may experience it as headaches, back pain, joint pain, nerve pain, or a myriad of other localized symptoms.
How being open about your pain will help you get the treatment you need
A leading expert tells you what you should know before taking these powerful painkillers
What you need to know to get your treatment and medications covered
Accepting pain is the first step to living a good life in spite of it
Patients share their struggles and successes with staying close
Most people can follow simple guidelines to use these drugs safely and effectively
Patients and experts share surprising ways you can bring the joy back and lessen the pain