Multimodal Analgesia for Chronic Pain

Jacob C DeWeerth, Ratan K. Banik

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Chronic pain is a multifaceted problem that adds challenges to patient care. Additionally, there are multiple mechanisms by which chronic pain becomes a persistent problem. This chapter establishes the validity of utilizing multimodal and multidisciplinary treatment paradigms for the treatment of chronic pain. This includes multiple classes of non-opioid medications as well as multiple therapeutic modalities including physical therapy, psychology, acupuncture, and others.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAnesthesiology In-Training Exam Review
Subtitle of host publicationRegional Anesthesia and Chronic Pain
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783030872663
ISBN (Print)9783030872656
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022

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  • Central sensitization
  • Chronic pain
  • Multimodal analgesia
  • Peripheral mechanisms of pain
  • Physical therapy


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