Vox.com has frequently published terrific articles on medical care. This post is no exception: 100 Million Americans Have Chronic Pain. Very Few Use One of the Best Tools to Treat it. The article describes the proven effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy and other non-drug approaches. These are all coping skills. They work well if you take the time to learn them. Moreover, it’s a fantasy to insist a mechanical problem is the only cause of your pain. If you’re interested in learning how to treat chronic pain, you’ll want to read this post.