Education can give patients the power to play a significant role in their own health care and well-being. Understanding what is happening inside the brain and body is crucial to understanding how to manage symptoms. Further, knowing what is happening physically will go a long way toward improving how a patient feels emotionally. To that end, this Web site can be a great resource for patients and their families.
Dr Dan Clauw educates us all on pain management techniques for chronic pain sufferers
2019 UM Pain Short Course
Course objectives were:
- Learn how to manage chronic pain based on the underlying mechanism rather than the disease
- Understand the use of non-opioid analgesics in the management of chronic pain
- Learn how to use non-pharmacological therapies for the treatment of chronic pain
- Understand challenges in treating chronic pain in special populations including children, the elderly, and individuals with autoimmune disorders
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Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center
Ann Arbor, MI, 2018
"The Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center has been in existence for nearly 20 years, and our mission is to do research that helps us to better understand how to diagnose and treat individuals with chronic pain"
Dr. Daniel J. Clauw, M.D. Director at the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center