Talk to your doctor if your pain does not go away or if it
gets worse. You may need to try different treatments to find what works for
you. Medicines you take by mouth, shots of numbing medicine,
nerve stimulation, and surgery are used for some types
of chronic pain.
It is important to make a clear treatment plan with your
doctor. The best plan may include combining treatments.
with chronic pain can be hard.
Counseling may help you cope. It can also help you
deal with frustration, fear, anger, depression, and anxiety.
You may always have some pain. But in most cases, chronic pain
can be managed so that you can get on with your life and do your daily