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The Stigma Around Aging And Chronic Pain

Jul 22
2011

The Stigma Around Aging And Chronic Pain

AFAR Medical Officer Richard Besdine, MD, takes on the difficult topic of pain in a new blog post on "AOL Healthy Living" section of The Huffington Post. He explains two different kinds of pain, acute and chronic, the latter being the cause of long-term disability for many Americans over 65. This poses a real issue for our aging population and, as Dr. Besdine thoughtfully explores through the article, a continuing challenge for care and treatment. Read more about the research on pain, as well as pharmacological and non-drug methods of treatment in the full article. This is the fifth post in…


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