You know that pain that insists not go away? Well, it may be a sign of chronic pain. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this condition can affect 30% of the global population.

“It may be a toothache, cancer pain or a headache. There is evidence that back pain is prevalent in the polls and looking for help in hospitals and clinics, “explains Mariana Schamas kinesiologist, a member of the Society for the Study of Pain (SBED).

Since there is not a specific disease that may appear, prevention is based on healthy eating, good hydration, good sleep quality, physical activity and stress management. Similarly, treatments can also be varied: from the simplest, such as taking painkillers to surgical treatments


“There are certain remedies for different types of pain and self-medication is a poison. Does not help, you can mask the diagnosis, “says Schamas.

Some types:

  • cancer pain
  • old pain
  • Pain in children
  • pain in men and women
  • pain athlete
  • Orofacial
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neuropathic
  • joints
  • Central
  • Inflammatory
  • Psychiatry
  • Urogenital
  • Postoperative

“Pain is complex and requires knowledge and research to be treated properly in multi-way, to be managed and bring relief to those who feel,” concludes the doctor.