Chronic Pain Help
The majority of patients we see in Alfreton, come to see us because they’re in pain; usually pain that is not going as quickly as people would expect, or is not being helped by pain medications. They all have in common the fact that pain affects their work, sport, relationships and generally their whole life and they all want to see it reduced or ideally gone completely . This is usually possible for acute pain that has only started recently, but chronic ongoing pain is a different matter entirely. Chronic unrelenting pain is our biggest challenge in the clinic, but luckily we love a challenge and have lots of ways In which we can help.
We know that living with chronic pain is almost a disease in itself. It slowly and progressively eats away at you, your confidence, self- worth, and independence. It can consume your life and thoughts, often alienating you from your friends and family even your workplace.
We understand that living with pain is exhausting, lack of sleep, anxiety and depression often go hand in hand with pain, which in turn can lead to anger and frustration and problems with your relationships at home and with yourself.
And the physical pain can stop you from doing things you love, like taking walks, playing sports and socialising, which also has an impact on your mental health.
Although it’s important that you are in control and are the driver of your pain management, it would be unrealistic to assume you can do this alone. […]