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When Pain Manages You…and How to Work With it

Pain management works when we can manage our pain. But, what happens when our pain manages us? What happens when no matter what we do, no matter how much medication we take, the pain stays? At some point in the lives of many of us, we experience pain that cannot be managed or controlled by medications alone. Pain takes on the "element of blank" the Emily Dickinson so aptly wrote, where: It cannot recollect When it began, or if there was A time when it was not. It has no future but itself, Its infinite realms contain Its past, enlightened to perceive New periods of pain. When our pain reaches this kind of level, when ...

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