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Access fact sheets on various topics of pain prevention, management, and treatment from IASP’s previous Global Year initiatives.

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Palliative Care for the Older Person in Pain

A palliative care approach ensures symptoms and goals of treatment are regularly reviewed.

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Psychology of Back Pain

Psychological and social factors not only affect back pain itself but also how much the pain impacts one’s life.

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Supported Self-Management—From a Lived Experience Perspective

Successful supported self-management requires actions from both health care providers and the person living with pain.

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Back Pain in Children and Adolescents

It is crucial not to miss underlying conditions in children with back pain, especially in younger children.

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Back Pain—An Inevitable Part of Aging? The Facts.

Despite its high prevalence, low back pain is not an inherent part of the aging process.

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