One in six people suffer from chronic pain. There are no shortage of practitioners promising to cure it, from doctors and therapists to acupuncturists and hypnotists. But with so many different options on offer, many sufferers find themselves bewildered by their choices and unable to move forward. This jargon-free and accessible guide to overcoming chronic pain will enable you to understand the potential benefits of all the options available to you, and work with your medical professionals to make informed choices about your pain relief. It covers:* prescription and non-prescription painkillers * mental techniques, including hypnosis and NLP* food therapies* posture, movement and exerciseto offer a comprehensive range of solutions, whatever the source of your pain.