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Want to get on with my life. How is chronic pain diagnosed? When can treatment start?
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Chronic pain
Chronic pain can be due to many problems: trauma, injury, chronic diseases, cancer, inflammation, etc.
It is best to speak with your doctor and explain how long have you had, what worsens or improves it, how long it last and they can better assist you. Also engage in alternative therapies such as yoga/tai chi, acupuncture since all of this can help with chronic pain.

In brief: Chronic pain
Chronic pain can be due to many problems: trauma, injury, chronic diseases, cancer, inflammation, etc.
It is best to speak with your doctor and explain how long have you had, what worsens or improves it, how long it last and they can better assist you. Also engage in alternative therapies such as yoga/tai chi, acupuncture since all of this can help with chronic pain.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
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Dr. Cheryl White
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Chronic Pain Treatme
Get a thorough evaluation by a reputable chronic pain specialist (not a surgeon as the first line of attack).
Find out specifically what is causing the pain then treat it. Do not mask the pain with medications since that will not enhance your life, but rather treat the root cuase with as minimally invasive treatment as is possible. Start the journey today.

In brief: Chronic Pain Treatme
Get a thorough evaluation by a reputable chronic pain specialist (not a surgeon as the first line of attack).
Find out specifically what is causing the pain then treat it. Do not mask the pain with medications since that will not enhance your life, but rather treat the root cuase with as minimally invasive treatment as is possible. Start the journey today.
Dr. Cheryl White
Dr. Cheryl White
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