The Australian Pain Management Association differentiates normal pain with chronic pain, should the pain persist past the normal healing time of three months.
Those who suffer from chronic pain may experience:
- Mild to severe pain that doesn’t go away
- Shooting, burning or aching pain
- Feelings of discomfort, soreness, tightness or stiffness
A range of oral and topical medications, as well as invasive and non-invasive treatments are available to treat chronic pain. As the disease can be so broad, it is always recommended that you to see your trusted doctor to find the right method for you.