Treating Chronic Pain at the Nebraska Medical Center
Published Online: Monday, October 21, 2013
This video features a patient who had suffered from years of chronic pain and thought that she would never work again or be able to have a normal family life. After going through the Pain Management Program at the Nebraska Medical Center, that all changed.
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