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Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 10 million Americans

DOWNLOAD NOW Affecting approximately 10 million Americans, as well as about 3-6% of the world population According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, fibromyalgia affects approximately 10 million Americans, as well as about 3-6% of the world population. It disproportionately affects women – 75-90% of…

Pain Management Practice

Why We Suffer And How We Cope Pain management practice is devoted to the relief of pain and the improvement of function for patients living with pain (Kloth, Trescot, Riegler, 2011). But, it seems pain experiences can range from challenging, but tolerable and manageable–to…

Pain in the Premature Infant

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that in 2014 about one of every ten infants was born premature in the United States. Prematurity is the leading contributor to infant death, especially for those infants born prior to 32 weeks, as well as…

Reconsidering Pain

Practitioners should think about surgical pain more comprehensively, focusing on reducing pain before it occurs According to the CDC, each year more than 51.4 million surgeries are performed in the U.S. These procedures, ranging from major surgeries requiring hospital stays to minor outpatient surgeries,…

Pain During Pregnancy

It’s preventable through postural re-education, sleep positioning, and strengthening postural stabilizers Vol. 26 • Issue 12 • Page 15 Women’s Health Women who experience sacroiliac joint dysfunction during pregnancy suffer from pain and discomfort that may prevent them from being physically active. “Women suffering…

Pain Assessment in Seniors

One of the leading barriers to pain management in older patients is how to assess pain effectively. It’s important to know the best methods to assess pain in older clients to improve their quality of life. Pain in patients older than 65 years of…

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