As usual for 13 years now, the Occidental Menorca hotel has been chosen as the headquarters of the Pain Meeting, the largest multidisciplinary medical event on the treatment of all types of pain. During the congress, which will take place from Thursday until Sunday, May 6, more than 400 people will meet in this space for debate, exchange and learning, in which professionals from all over the world analyze and share the medical advances achieved in matter of pain treatment.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) this disease, among which are pathologies such as osteoarthritis, lumbago, cervicalgias, headaches, neuralgia and painful scars, among many others, affects more than 20% of The world population; and it is one of the main causes of work absenteeism.
The celebration of this medical meeting coincides with the completion of the IV Sine Dolore World Park 2018, the only theme park in the world against pain and quality of life that begins on day 1 will last until May 6. In this sense Menorca, referring to "slow life", gathers many of the attributes that doctors recommend to live without pain: a unique natural environment recognized since 1993 as a Biosphere Reserve; a rich and very healthy gastronomic tradition and an interesting artistic and cultural heritage, among many other aspects.