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Spotlight on Pain Management

The Use of Complementary and Integrative Health in the OEF/OIF/OND Veteran Population


by Patricia Herman, ND, PhD ; Karl Lorenz, MD, MS ; Stephanie Taylor, PhD, MPH
Seminar date: 1/10/2017

Description: Chronic musculoskeletal disorder pain, such as head, neck, shoulder, knee, facial, joint, and back pain, is highly prevalent among Veterans and costly to treat. Some complementary and integrative health (CIH, formerly complementary and alternative medicine or CAM) therapies appear effective in treating pain and its comorbidities. This study is examining the cost effectiveness of CIH in reducing musculoskeletal disorder pain and its comorbidities among Veterans Target audience: All researchers and clinicians interested in pain or complementary and integrative health.



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