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Using a Pain Scale
Pain is always personal. If you are a person in pain, you have been asked "rate your pain on a scale of 0 to 10". Pain scales are broadly used by patients and physicians to evaluate and monitor pain.
Make communicating pain easier by using PainScale.
Finding your Pain Management Team
Pain management involves a team of healthcare experts working directly with the individual in pain using a variety of measurements, interventions, and self-care treatment options to help improve the individual's quality of life.
Your pain management team may include:
- Patient (individual in pain)
- Family, friends, caregivers
- Pain Specialist
- Orthopedic Specialist
- Physical therapist
- Occupational Therapist
- Social Worker