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8 Great Pain Relievers You Aren’t Using

May 2, 2022

From the Medical News Today website

It’s only recently that doctors have begun to treat chronic pain as an illness in its own right — and about time, too. Around 50 million Americans live with some form of chronic pain, from migraine to back issues, fibromyalgia to osteoarthritis, lingering pain from old injuries to pelvic floor dysfunction.

While medications like NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) and opioids are useful for treating acute pain, they often fail to provide meaningful relief for pain that’s become chronic, and in the case of opioids, can create more problems than they solve. Fortunately, there are multiple nonpharmacological treatments and approaches available today that can decrease chronic pain and help people learn to enjoy life again. Here are eight science-backed methods:

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