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Medications for Spinal Cord Injury Pain

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Different medications are suitable for different types of pain

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Specific types of medication can help reduce neuropathic pain

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Be aware of medication side effects and discuss any concerns with your doctor

In this episode, you will learn about the different types of medication that can be helpful for SCI pain. You will learn how these medications work to reduce pain, and how they can be a part of your pain management tool box. You will also learn about common medication side-effects, and how to talk to your health care team about medications for SCI pain.

At the end of each video, go to the Health Plan link to record your progress and goals. Fill in the SCI Pain Questionnaire to help your Doctor or healthcare provider design a treatment program that is right for you.