Medical Specialties

Common Conditions

 

Acute Pain

Acute pain is pain that lasts less than 3-6 months, including: 

  • Surgical-related pain
  • Trauma-related pain
  • Some types of cancer-related pain
  • Sickle cell disease

Common treatments include:

Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is pain that lasts greater than 3-6 months, including: 

  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS or RSD)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Back pain
  • Headaches
  • Wide-spread musculoskeletal pain
  • Long-lasting post surgical pain
  • Pain in multiple locations
  • Cancer-related pain
  • Sickle cell disease

Common treatments include:

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