A leading psychological news source, PsychCentral.net, recently posted an article about the prevalence of chronic pain. According to their research, about 1 in 5 Americans suffer from daily pain that has spanned 3 or more months. Across the US, these numbers equate to almost 40 million Americans. Women appear to be at a higher risk for chronic pain than men, and minorities appear less likely to report incidences of chronic pain. For more on the article and its research, please click here.
It is very important to monitor your pain and consult with a knowledgeable physician if you suspect that you may have a case of chronic pain. Attorney Doug Stoehr is a personal injury lawyer located in Altoona, PA and serves the central and western Pennsylvania area. For more information on him and his firm, please click here.