2: Basic Tenets of Pain Treatment

By Roger Chou, MD; Michael Saenger, MD; Seddon Savage, MD; Kevin Sevarino, MD, PhD; R. Corey Waller, MD, MS; Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR

Educational objectives:

  • Describe the sociopsychobiological model of pain and how that impacts treatment approaches
  • Review the evidence for pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies for pain
  • Compare recommended strategies for managing common pain conditions