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How To Identify and Treat Chronic Pain and Arthritis

More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Learn how to identify symptoms and discover a treatment method that works for you!

In This Article:

  • Chronic pain is any type of muscle or joint pain that lasts longer than 6 months. It can be treated through non-pharmacological pain management or alleviated through medicinal pain management.
  • Arthritis is a condition that causes joint inflammation and chronic pain that can last a lifetime. The two main types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, caused by repetitive trauma, and rheumatoid arthritis, caused by the body’s immune system.
  • Osteoarthritis can be treated through non-pharmacological pain management and rheumatoid arthritis can be treated and prevented with medications.

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