How do antidepressants help treat pain?

Absolutely. They can help! sometimes finding the right dose of the right one is difficult. Work with your doctor to find the right medication at a dose that helps and causes minimal side effects.
Multiple ways. Antidepressants can address pain in multiple ways. They can be instrumental in various chronic pain states. Chronic pain takes an emotional toll, and a lot of chronic pain patients are depressed. These medications potentially can alleviate some of those symptoms. Also, a number of anti-depressants can decrease pain through their actions on specific nerve pathways.