Monthly Archives: May 2016

Chronic Pain in Active Duty Military and Veterans

Categories: Monthly Medical Minutes, News|

Chronic pain disproportionately affects soldiers and veterans. A 2014 study published in the Journal of American Medicine found that 44% of American soldiers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan returned home suffering from some form of chronic pain. This number was significantly higher than civilians suffering from the disease (26%). Furthermore, the study determined that 15% [...]