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Learn about effective ways to manage your chronic pain


Headaches, joint pain, backaches, pain caused by an injury...about 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, and its effects can range from annoying to debilitating. Many find relief in over-the-counter and prescribed medications, but massage therapy, exercise, acupuncture and other treatments are also effective in reducing pain. Joining us this afternoon to look at methods an individual can use to manage chronic pain is Dr. Nancy Elder, professor of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and massage therapist Joyce Cowens with the U.C. Health Integrative Medicine program.

Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered. Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.