ST. LOUIS, October 10, 2019 – Whether we accidentally stub our toe or touch a hot pan, everyone experiences pain. Most pain resolves quickly as the injury heals, but, in some cases, the pain can last beyond the time of normal healing. Chronic pain, often defined as pain exceeding three months, affects one in five Americans, approximately 50 million people. In response to the disease’s widespread impact in the St. Louis region, the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) launched its Chronic Pain Initiative in 2018. Read the full article St.Louis American Article.
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