September 17, 2018
Chronic pain is the most popular reason people see their NP or other provider. It’s also the leading cause of long-term disability. Roughly 100 million people experience chronic pain, and today alone, 25 million are suffering. While many are quick to discredit pain as a condition as devastating as something like cancer, there are just as many who can attest to the life-altering effects of constant pain. Pain can:
If you’re concerned your chronic pain is all in your head, talk to your NP. Chronic pain is real, common and manageable when you work with someone you trust to get to the bottom of your symptoms.