|MN Head and Neck Pain Clinic||
Common Diagnoses and Condition– Muscle pain (myofascial, fibromyalgia-related pain) – Joint pain (arthralgia inflammation) – Joint disorder (disk displaced, arthritis) – Migraine, tension-type headache – Nerve pain (neuropathic, neuralgia) – Ligament or tendon strain – Sleep apnea and snoring issues – Other:
Pain & Symptoms from Pain Condition– Cluster-type headache – Neck and shoulder pain – Jaw pain, clicking or locking – Ear and facial pain – Tooth and mouth pain – Back and hip pain – Knee and leg pain – Poor sleep and snoring
|Treating and Preventing Chronic Pain||
Causes: Injure or strain tissues– Direct injury and trauma – Repeated strain to muscles and joints – Tensing habits – Postural strain with jaw, sitting, stand – Weak and tight muscles and joints
Causes: Stress that turns volume up on pain– Lifestyle: sleep, diet, sitting, chemicals – Emotions: depression, anxiety, anger, shame – Social life: conflicts, isolation, work/home stress – Environment: safety, toxicity, side effects – Mind: loss of control, pessimistic, unable to cope – Spirit: low energy, loss of hope, self esteem
1. Institute of Medicine. Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research. National Academies Press, Washington, DC; June 29, 2011.
2. National Pain Strategy at http://iprcc.nih.gov/docs/DraftHHSNationalPainStrategy.pdf. Accessed on January 10, 2016.
3. Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement. Guidelines for Chronic Pain. https://www.icsi.org/_asset/bw798b/ChronicPain.pdf. Access Feb. 11, 2106
4. Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) Triple Aim found at http://www.ihi.org/offerings/Initiatives/TripleAim. Accessed Feb. 11, 2016
5. Lawson K, Whitebird R, Vazquez-Benitez, G, Grossman E, Fricton JR, PACT—A Transformative Self-management Program for Chronic Pain Utilizing On-line Education and Tele-Health Coaching. 2018 International Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health (Abst)
6. Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) Triple Aim found at http://www.ihi.org/offerings/Initiatives/TripleAim. Accessed Feb. 11, 2016.