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How do I know if the pain is bad enough to need pain management?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: When pain unbearable

When the pain interferes with your daily routine (social, work, home, sleep), and simple measures (exercise, physical therapy, medication) are not giving enough relief.
If that is your situation, discuss the problem with your primary doctor.

In brief: When pain unbearable

When the pain interferes with your daily routine (social, work, home, sleep), and simple measures (exercise, physical therapy, medication) are not giving enough relief.
If that is your situation, discuss the problem with your primary doctor.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management

In brief: Pain management

If your pain lasts for more than a few weeks and affect your daily activities, or leisure activities, or work related activities, you should see a doctor for evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Pain management

If your pain lasts for more than a few weeks and affect your daily activities, or leisure activities, or work related activities, you should see a doctor for evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le
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Dr. William Newton
Pain Management

In brief: Your Choice

Pain is personal.
Those who can live with their pain never seek out professional help. If you get to the point where you cannot manage it on your own and with otc medications then a consultation may be a good idea.

In brief: Your Choice

Pain is personal.
Those who can live with their pain never seek out professional help. If you get to the point where you cannot manage it on your own and with otc medications then a consultation may be a good idea.
Dr. William Newton
Dr. William Newton
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