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Pain management overview

Pain management is important for ongoing pain control, especially if you suffer with long-term or chronic pain. After a pain assessment, your doctor can prescribe pain relieving medicine or other pain treatments to help you get pain relief. Sometimes psychotherapy is also useful to learn how to cope with chronic pain.

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