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September Is Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month – when we raise public awareness about the chronic pain nearly 100 million Americans experience and ways to effectively manage it.

Everyone has acute pain from time to time, typically coming from an injury, like cutting a finger or pulling a muscle; usually the pain goes away within 30 days or once the injury heals. Chronic pain, on the other hand, persists or progresses; your body keeps hurting for weeks, months or even years.

If you have arthritis, you may experience chronic pain.

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