I’m writing to tell you how you can be a good friend and supportive ally to me throughout my journey with chronic back and neck pain. Years ago, without choice or cause, I was thrust into another world. It’s a complicated place, where physical abilities and mental challenges abound....
Chronic pain can make it difficult to get through a day at work, but ergonomics (the study of how we work) can help. Practicing good ergonomic principals on the job may enable you to control your pain.
For chronic back pain, you will probably try several medications. There are many types, and your doctor will work with you to find the right one (or ones) for your particular pain. Article explains typically prescribed drugs and how they help.
Article includes links to current chronic pain research and treatment updates. As new study findings are released, this page will be updated, so you'll always be on the forefront of chronic back pain news and research.