One Third Of Americans Are Suffering From Chronic Pains Unnecessarily

January 14, 2015 2:43 AM

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One Third Of Americans Are Suffering From Chronic Pains Unnecessarily

Approximately 31 percent of Americans suffer from chronic pain. That’s about 100 million people. An independent panel convened by the National Institutes of Health has made some suggestions on how to deal with the present situation.

“We learned that sufficient clinical research doesn’t exist to show physicians how best to treat chronic pain in adults, many of whom suffer from multiple health problems,” said the founding director of the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute investigator Christoph...

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