Pain is a sensation of discomfort, distress, or even agony that results from the stimulation (by heat, cold or pressure) of specialized nerve endings. Even though pain serves as a protective mechanism for the body, it may cause a tremendous amount of suffering.
In such cases, pain must be managed so the sufferers may resume a normal lifestyle. The goals of pain management are to decrease the intensity of the pain, and to increase the patient's physical activity. I would like to explore some of the advantages and disadvantages of drug and herbal therapies, and to identify the most beneficial treatment you can provide your patients.