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The feet are the foundation of the human body. They provide support, locomotion, and balance.

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Chronic pain serves an indicator of wound pathology and may be a barrier to timely and aggressive care of chronic wounds. Pain management, as in all care settings, presents a unique set of challenges for the clinician in the outpatient clinic.

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Pain can be extraordinarily complex to control and is often inadequately managed, leaving more than 100 million adults in the United States living with chronic pain.1 Early, appropriate interventions of acute pain, however, can prevent

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