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Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 40–49 | Cite as

Practical approach to the management of chronic pain

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Abstract

Chronic pain is a common and disabling complaint in most primary care practices. This article offers an explanation for the physiological basis of persistent chronic pain, provides practical guidelines to help distinguish among common pain syndromes, and recommends treatment strategies.

Keywords

Migraine Chronic Pain Neuropathic Pain Fibromyalgia Gabapentin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care MedicineUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburgh

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