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Pain Management Medical Resource Guide

key information

source: Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF)

year: 2007

authors: Mark Lavallee, Hovard P. Levy, Melanie Pepin, Nazli B. McDonnell

summary/abstract:

Probably the most important element of a successful therapeutic intervention for EDS is bringing that pain under control. When a person with EDS reports pain, even if out of proportion to physical findings, they should be listened to and believed. Chronic pain is a well established and cardinal manifestation of EDS and it is common for pain to be out of propostion to physical and radiological findings.

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