Letters: Mar. 21, 2005

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Treat Pain

THANK YOU FOR YOUR MOVING AND INsightful cover story on ways to manage chronic pain [Feb. 28]. As a person who has battled debilitating pain for more than five years, I read it with tears in my eyes. But I was encouraged that your magazine took the crucial step of shifting the focus away from pills to other ways of treating the sources of pain. And I can't thank you enough for including fibromyalgia in your article. Many of us who suffer from it still face doctors who fail to recognize this excruciating...

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