Pain management is the treatment of pain as a symptom, according to MedicineNet. Depending on the cause of pain, techniques include medication, interventional procedures, psychological support, alternative therapies and ... More »

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Pain management pumps work by delivering pain medicine through a catheter to the area of the body that needs it, according to Drugs.com. A health professional fills a round plastic container with medicine, and the patien... More »

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Chronic pain management refers to strategies for dealing with pain that lasts longer than six months, explains WebMD. Approximately 100 million Americans suffer from this condition, ranging from mild, occasional outbreak... More »

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Pain management specialists are physicians who specialize in treating acute and chronic pain, as well as cancer pain. They use medications, nerve blocks and spinal injections to alleviate pain, according to the American ... More »

Pain management doctors specialize in assessing, diagnosing and treating various types of pain, ranging from acute pain to chronic pain and cancer pain, explains the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medic... More »

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Pain management clinics serve as a specialty health care facility focusing solely on the diagnosis and management of chronic pain of patients, whereas a regular doctor's office treats a variety of ailments and disorders,... More »

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Pain treatment for terminally ill patients in hospice care often starts with over-the-counter pain medication such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, according to Hospice Patients Alliance. Eventually OTC pain medi... More »

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