Know the Symptoms and How To Manage Chronic Pain

The most common chronic pain causes are some type of disease or tissue injury. Pain provides a warning sign that something is not completely right with the body. With severe or chronic pain that does not go away with medications, it is always better to seek immediate medical attention. Certain examples of chronic pain could be:

  • Painful neurological disorders that result from nerve damage
  • Failed back surgery that may have resulted in nerve damage
  • Complex regional pain syndrome that develops in the hand or foot after injuries like broken bones
  • Leg or back pain as a result of spinal diseases

Causes Of Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can be developed by anyone, although, it is more common in people with certain medical conditions such as back issues, arthritis, or diabetes, mostly in adults. Persistent pain is not at all good for the body, and if such is the case, then immediate medical attention should be sought. While it might not be possible to prevent chronic pain in all cases, aggressive treatments can help in reducing the odds of having severe or sudden pain being converted into chronic pain. Here are some of the causes of chronic pain:

  • Stomach Ulcers
  • Spinal Injury
  • Nerve Damage or Inflammation
  • Anxiety or Mood Disorders
  • Headaches
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Cancer
  • Back Injury
  • Arthritis

Managing Chronic Pain

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