Please share a tip on some do's and don'ts with regard to pain management.

Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) / diclofenac causes abortions and losing your baby. Avoid when pregnant.
Cymbalta (duloxetine) Cymbalta (duloxetine) is remarkably effective for many pain problems!
Stay. Stay active and stop smoking. The foundation to moving to a less painful life.
Do. Do go with your loved ones to the pain doctor. Don't speak on their behalf. Be honest with doctor.
Success. Myth: "success in treating chronic pain results in zero pain.".
Narcotics. Narcotics are for acute pain flairs. Avoid using them for daily chronic pain.
A. A relatively new drug, cymbalta, (duloxetine) is very effective for many kinds of pain & is non-narcotic!
Ignore. Don't share pain medications with family or friends. Use them yourself, and only as directed.