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Pain

  1. Overview & Facts
    1. What Causes Chronic Pain
    2. Nerve Pain
    3. Burns and Pain
    4. Compressed Nerve (Pinched Nerve)
  2. Are You at Risk?
    1. Chronic Pain Conditions:
  3. Painful disorders
    1. Rheumatic Conditions
      1. Connective Tissue Diseases
        1. Mixed connective tissue disease
        2. Myositis
        3. Polymyositis/dermatomyositis
        4. Primary antiphospholipid syndrome
        5. Raynaud’s phenomenon
        6. Scleroderma
        7. Sjögren’s syndrome
      2. Fibromyalgia
        1. Fibromyalgia syndrome
      3. Lupus
        1. Lupus
        2. Lupus nephritis
      4. Osteoarthritis
        1. Osteoarthritis
      5. Osteoporosis
        1. Corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis
        2. Osteoporosis
      6. Rheumatoid Arthritis
        1. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
        2. Rheumatoid arthritis
      7. Spondyloarthropathy
        1. Ankylosing spondylitis
        2. Psoriatic arthritis
        3. Reactive arthritis
        4. Undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy
      8. Vasculitis
        1. Behcet’s disease
        2. Churg-Strauss syndrome
        3. Giant cell arteritis
        4. Henoch-Schonlein purpura
        5. Hypersensitivity vasculitis
        6. Kawasaki syndrome
        7. Polyarteritis nodosa
        8. Polymyalgia rheumatica
        9. Wegener’s granulomatosis
        10. Takayasu’s arteritis
      9. Other Rheumatic Conditions and Diseases
        1. Bursitis/tendinitis
        2. Gout
        3. Lyme disease
    2. Muscle Inflammation(Myositis)
      1. polymyositis
      2. dermatomyositis
  4. Treatment of Chronic Pain:
    1. Holistic:
      1. Acupuncture
      2. Massage
      3. Exercise
      4. Bio/Neuro-feedback
      5. Aromatherapy
      6. Psycho-therapy
      7. Gestalt Therapy
    2. Surgical:
      1. Spinal Cord Stimulator
    3. Removable:
      1. TENS Unit
  5. Types of Pain
    1. Nociceptive (Tissue) Pain
      1. Somatic Pain
      2. Visceral Pain
    2. Neuropathic (Nerve) Pain
      1. Neuropathic
      2. Sympathetic Pain
  6. Forms of Pain
    1. Acute
    2. Chronic Pain
    3. Acute Vs. Chronic Pain
  7. Symptoms
    1. Back Fractures and Pain
    2. Effects of Chronic Pain
  8. Types of Pain by Causes
    1. Chronic Knee and Joint Pain.
    2. Back Pain.
    3. Chronic Neck and Shoulder Pain.
    4. Whiplash
    5. Chronic Muscle Pain.
    6. Muscle Pain.
    7. Temporomandibular (TMD) Disorders.
    8. Trigeminal Neuralgia.
    9. Shingles Pain (Postherpetic Neuralgia).
    10. Sciatica Pain.
    11. Arachnoiditis.
    12. Joint Pain.
    13. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
    14. Central Pain Syndrome.
    15. Phantom Limb Pain.
    16. Diabetes-Related Nerve Pain (Neuropathy)
    17. Depression, Anxiety, and Pain.
  9. Psychology of Pain
    1. perception of pain
    2. Relaxation Training
    3. Cognitive Restructuring
    4. Stress and Anger Management
    5. Sleep Hygiene
    6. Activity Pacing
  10. Issues for the Pain Management Patient:
    1. Hyperalgesia
    2. Nutrition
    3. Stress
    4. Which doctor/s is right for me?
    5. Signs there may be a problem
    6. When to seek help? Where? Options?
    7. Depression
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