10 Best Articles on Chronic Pain

The most useful articles on chronic pain from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Chronic Pain Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on chronic pain by Refind users in 2023 so far.

  1. This Is How To Deal With Pain: 4 Powerful Secrets From Research
  2. 4 exercises that can prevent (and relieve!) pain from computer slouching and more
  3. Anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen are used to treat chronic pain. What if they cause it?
  4. 100 million Americans have chronic pain. Very few use one of the best tools to treat it.
  5. Anti-inflammatory Drugs May Lead to Chronic Pain

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Short Articles

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Long Articles

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We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Chronic Pain, including:

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