Chronic pain relief
Millions of Americans deal with chronic pain on a daily basis. If you’re one of these people you can understand the difficulties both physically and mentally in dealing with chronic pain. Most want to know: where is my chronic pain coming from? And how can I fix my chronic pain? While these seem like simple questions, the answer to these questions can be very technical.
The effects of chronic pain on daily life
Not only do you have to deal with the actual pain on a daily basis but you are faced with all the other things that come along with it. Whether it’s fibromyalgia, lupus, or a chronic back or hip that irritates you, this physical pain with affect you emotionally or mentally. Chronic pain can make you short tempered, irritable and can damage your personal relationships with friends, family or spouse. There are many people who benefit greatly from having a psychologist to help them with this aspect of a chronic pain condition. This not only can help with anxiety but it can help other family members and friends understand what a person with a long-term pain condition is dealing with.
The effects of chronic pain condition and work
Having severe neck or back pain long-term can cause you to lose time at work and possibly lose your job. It’s important to search for ways to cope with job-related stress. A communication is this with employers so that they fully understand the extent of the condition. This communication will help employers to plan for their security and also understand how best to help their way.
Chronic pain relief requires persistence
Dealing with constant pain, a person will have to go through a number of different therapies until they find what works best for them. This requires persistence. Having good referrals to medical specialist, pain specialist, chiropractors and other rehabilitative specialist is very important. When these professionals can communicate with one another and coordinate care it will make it that much better for the person having to live with the pain. It is very important to look for support groups that are in and around the St. George Utah area. Support groups can help with the day-to-day stress and also the emotional component of chronic pain. If you feel like you have reached the maximum benefit from the treatment you’re receiving now, come try our functional medicine approach to pain relief. We utilize a combination of in-depth broad-spectrum lab work and combine that with information we get from you and how you perceive your symptoms. We can then lay out a personalized six-month program to your body functioning better.