Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 28

daup h i n cm s .org

Community, Health & Wellness

PAIN.
A Serious Public Health,
Economic and Social Issue

By SHANNON L. SCHULTZ, MD,
MPH PM&R RESIDENT, PGY-3
& WEIBIN SHI, MD,
PHD ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Penn State Health Medical Center

T

hirty-year-old Jose is suffering from excruciating
pain, but nobody believes him except his wife.
Following his recent car accident, he reports
pain in his neck and head at an intensity of 9
on a scale of 1 to 10. He complains of severe pain
and feels groggy; the only thing he wants is to have
his pain under control. However, all imaging studies
including X-ray, CT, and MRI of neck and brain turn
out normal. He states that the doctors have given
up on him, as they are unable to find the reason for
his pain. Perhaps, as one doctor suggests, it's all in
his mind.

28 Summer 2017 Central PA Medicine


http://www.dauphincms.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017

Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 1
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 2
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 3
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 4
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 5
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 6
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 7
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 8
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 9
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 10
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 11
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 12
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 13
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 14
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 15
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 16
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 17
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 18
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 19
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 20
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 21
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 22
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 23
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 24
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 25
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 26
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 27
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 28
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 29
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 30
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 31
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 32
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 33
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 34
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 35
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 36
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 37
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 38
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 39
Central PA Medicine - Summer 2017 - 40
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMWinter2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMFall2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMSummer2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMSpring2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMWinter2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMFall19
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMSummer19
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMSpring19
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMWinter19
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMFall18
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/Summer2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMSpring18
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CPMWinter18
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/Fall2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CentralPAMedicine_Summer17
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CentralPAMedicine_Spring17
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/CPAMed/CentralPAMedicine_Feb2017
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com