What's your opinion on treating chronic pain?

Treating chronic pai. Treating chronic pain is not "taboo". You need an in depth evaluation and examination by a board certified pain specialist. This is important in order to determine a treatment plan. All too often the pmd starts with medications which may or may not be appropriate.
Treat. Just be careful not to use medications that would worsen the situation lile frequent dosing of short acting opioids. Antidepressants with nor-epinephrine effect, anti-epileptic drigs and some other agents are most helpful.
Lifestyle Change. Consider how to modify your lifestyle to incorporate your capabilities with your chronic pain condition. Activity Pacing is a useful strategy as are relaxation and stress management strategies. Also consider your expectations of your activities with your condition and ensure they are realistic. A pain management specialist or clinical health psychologist can teach you these specific skills. .