Medications for Pain
There are many medications, both over-the-counter and prescription, that can help to reduce pain. Some of these medications work best with acute pain, while others can help with chronic pain.
Sometimes it helps to work on pain with another individual who can guide you in the methods of altering how the brain processes pain.
There are a number of devices that act to reduce nociceptive input to the brain or that alter how pain is processed and experienced.
Sometimes invasive procedures are recommended for pain control. These are highly specialized interventions that can focus both on problems with a specific bodily area and on nociceptive signaling from that area to the brain. This site reviews some of the more commonly used invasive procedures often used in specialized pain clinics: