Living with pain is uniquely personal. Factors like isolation, chronic stress, depression, anger and anxiety can exacerbate chronic pain.
Everyone deserves the best physical function and quality of life possible. When there isn’t a way to cure the pain, physicians look for ways to manage it so a person can improve their quality life.
In Episode 28, "When pain interferes with life: Methods to manage it," my guest, David Peng, M.D., with Edward Neuroscience Institute Pain Clinic at Edward-Elmhurst Health and I discuss the causes of and treatment strategies for chronic pain.