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Pain treatment troubleshooting formula

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What do you do when you’re in pain and your doctors and therapists are stumped? How do you find a pain treatment that works? This is the basic troubleshooting recipe for chronic pain:

Learn as much as you can about the treatment options, and then start experimenting, working your way from the cheaper, easier, safer, more reasonable options to the more expensive, awkward, risky, kooky options.

That’s it. That’s the basic formula for coping with one of the toughest challenges in life. has a big collection of pain treatment tips to help get you started.

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