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Chronic pain is very different from the acute pain that follows an illness, an accident, an examination or even an operation. The pain frequently has a serious disturbing effect on daily life and can result in mood swings.
How do you deal with pain that remains after your treatment? There are ways:
In situations where the pain is insufficiently relieved by the usual treatments, a specialized multidisciplinary team is available to examine with you the best therapeutic solution. This team intervenes at the request of your medical doctor. Don’t hesitate to speak to him about this.
To know more: Société Suisse pour l'Etude de la Douleur (FR)
If some pain resists treatment, appropriate care also aims to mitigate the effect on your daily life.
True or false?
If I am offered psychological support, it’s because you feel my pain is all in my head.
False: Pain affects a person as a whole. Worrying can increase pain. Conversely, pain can affect your moral.