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Managing Chronic Noncancer Pain in the Primary Care Setting 

Managing Chronic Noncancer Pain in the Primary Care Setting
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Managing Chronic Noncancer Pain in the Primary Care Setting
Author(s):

Brian M. Shelley

and George D. Comerci Jr.

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199315246.003.0016
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date: 03 April 2020

This chapter explores the idea of a negative association between pain and obesity that goes beyond mechanical overload. The emerging evidence reviewed here elucidates potential connections between these conditions, including systemic inflammation. It suggests that we can reduce pain, disability, and related co-morbidities for our patients with even modest weight loss and fitness interventions.

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