Chronic pain is pain that persists for a period of six months or longer, and is the result of a long-standing medical condition(s) or damage to the body. Common sources of chronic pain include
There are several types of pain including
- general somatic pain,
- visceral pain,
- bone pain,
- muscle cramps,
- circulatory problems, and
- headache pain.
Chronic pain may be managed with over-the-counter or prescription medications.
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