We all experience pain. From a scraped knee to achy joints, pain is a natural part of the human experience. Pain is manageable through medications, physical therapy, and other treatment options. Still, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, about 100 million American experience chronic pain.. Pain is a serious and prevalent health problem.

Fortunately, there are many ways to manage pain, whether that means treating the source of the pain or coping with the pain itself. Pain management is a growing field of medicine that draws in medical professionals from multiple disciplines including: