Why You Should Take This Assessment
Pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek medical attention. When pain is severe, it can impair your ability to function. Many physical conditions including injury, arthritis
, and fibromyalgia
can bring about pain. Psychological factors, like stress or unconscious conflict, can worsen or even cause pain. Whether pain is from a physical or a psychological cause or both, pain is REAL.
Take this assessment to better understand how your pain interferes with your daily activities and, most importantly, to get some ideas of how to minimize your pain and prevent it from coming back.
How Much Time This Assessment Will Take
What You'll Get At The End Of The Assessment
- An explanation of the causes of pain - and the risk of pain recurring
- Recommended action steps for reducing and preventing pain
- Links to additional reading
|Reviewed By:||David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team. |
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