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Pain Control—Learn about pain control

Pain can be caused by many things, such as an injury, a surgery, or a health problem like low back pain or cancer. Long-term pain that isn't controlled can make it harder to enjoy life. But there are ways you can learn to manage pain. And managing pain can have a lot of benefits, like being able to do more activities or sleep better. You may feel more able to enjoy life. Our topics can help you find ways to keep your pain under control.

Find out more about managing pain in topics such as:

  • Pain Management.
  • Chronic Pain.
  • Chronic Pain: Using Healthy Thinking.
  • Low Back Pain.
  • Opioids.
  • Safe use of Long-Acting Opioids.
Health Topics
  • Acetaminophen
  • Acupuncture
  • Aspirin for Pain, Fever, and Inflammation
  • Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Back Pain in Children and Teenagers
  • Back School for Low Back Pain
  • Bodywork
  • Botulinum (Botox) Injection for Low Back Pain
  • Capsaicin
  • Childbirth Pain Relief Options
  • Childbirth: I.V. Medicines
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pain Management
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Comprehensive Rehabilitation Programs for Low Back Pain
  • Discectomy for a Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Pain
  • Evaluating Pain in a Child
  • Expert: Be Active to Help Your Back Heal
  • First Aid for Low Back Pain
  • Get Chores Done Without Making Your Pain Worse
  • Getting Support When You Have Low Back Pain
  • Growing Pains
  • Ibuprofen Use in Young Children
  • Improving Sleep When You Have Chronic Pain
  • Interactive Tool: Should I Consider Surgery for My Low Back Problem?
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET) for Low Back Pain
  • Intravenous (I.V.) Regional Anesthesia
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Pain Management
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back Pain and Sex
  • Low Back Pain: Easing Back Into Your Daily Activities
  • Manual Therapy for Neck Pain
  • Moving From Sitting to Standing
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Ablation for Chronic Pain
  • Nerve Block for Chronic Pain
  • Nitrous Oxide Pain Relief for Childbirth
  • Nonmedical Options for Pain Relief in Childbirth
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Opioids
  • Pain Control at the End of Life
  • Pain Control Diary
  • Pain Diary
  • Pain in a Spinal Cord Injury
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Management Clinic
  • Pain Management: Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA) Pump
  • Pain: Getting Help at Home
  • Palliative Care for Pain and Treatment Side Effects
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Anesthesia
  • Phantom Limb Pain and Chronic Pain
  • Physical Therapy for Back Pain
  • Physical Therapy for Spinal Stenosis
  • Prolotherapy for Low Back Pain
  • Referred Shoulder Pain
  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Returning to Work With Low Back Pain
  • Robert's Story: Getting and Staying Active
  • Safe Use of Long-Acting Opioids
  • Self-Massage
  • Shoulder and Neck Massage
  • Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia
  • Spinal Decompression for Neck Pain
  • Spinal Manipulation
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Upper and Middle Back Pain
  • Use Heat or Ice to Relieve Low Back Pain
  • Using Cold and Heat Therapies
  • Worried About Using Opioids?
Make a Wise Decision
  • Low Back Pain: Should I Have Spinal Manipulation?
  • Low Back Pain: Should I Try Epidural Steroid Shots?
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc: Should I Have Surgery?
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Should I Have Surgery?
Take Action
  • Back Problems: Proper Lifting
  • Chronic Pain: Using Healthy Thinking
  • Exercises for Heel Pain or Tightness
  • Low Back Pain: Exercises to Reduce Pain

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