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Keeping a Pain Diary
A pain diary can help you monitor your symptoms in several ways:
Using a software application for your pain diary lets you chart the results. For example:
The data you enter each day should be kept simple. Each morning, record how you slept. At the end of a day, record your pain level and amount of any exercise.
Periodically, study the charted results:
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For a FREE model pain diary that lets you monitor your symptoms and produce charts (you must have Microsoft Access® or Microsoft Excel® installed on your computer), select one of the following options.