Each person with pain is entirely unique; a treatment that works well for one individual may cause a negative reaction for someone else. People with pain often go through a long process of trial and error to identify what works best for them. While it is easy to get frustrated when a certain therapy option doesn’t work, don’t give up. Most likely, something else will help—you just have to keep looking.
Once you receive a chronic pain diagnosis or have lived with pain for more than three months, it’s a good idea to get connected with a pain specialist. While clinicians in specialties like neurology and orthopedics may be able to offer some pain management options, it’s important to have someone on your team who is an expert in... Read more