Pain & Symptom Management

Pain is an uncomfortable feeling that comes from injury, disease or damage to your body. Pain is sometimes a nuisance, or it may be a signal that something is wrong. If you are currently suffering in pain, talk to a doctor, nurse or other health care professional, so that you can be prescribed treatment or medicine to help relieve your pain.

For futher information on helping yourself manage pain, how to control your pain, and your rights and responsibilities regarding pain relief please read more.

Some helpful tools and resources for pain management include:

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