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Friday, September 8, 2017
September is Pain Awareness Month, and Dr. Hsia-Kiung shares five things you didn’t know about chronic pain.
Chronic pain can be debilitating. In recognition of Pain Awareness Month in September, Maximilian Hsia-Kiung, MD, a physician in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, talks about five things you didn’t know about chronic pain:
"Chronic pain is one of the most common reasons for a patient to seek medical care. While often very challenging to treat, it is important for patients to realize that there are often therapies available that can help them get back to their lives. At the Mass General Center for Pain Management, our focus is to help patients not only feel better, but get back to their family, work and active lifestyles," said Dr. Hsia-Kiung.
If you are looking for clinical services related to your pain, Mass General offers many pain management treatment programs, including:
Maximilian Hsia-Kiung, MD
Medical Director, Center for Pain Management at North Shore Medical Center
 National Institutes of Health. Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research. 2011.
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