Are you or a loved one struggling with a longstanding medical condition?
Has the burden of chronic pain begun to affect you in more ways than just physical?
This article from the American Psychological Association, confirms that in order to effectively treat pain, it is important to deal with more than just the physical ramifications of the pain.
By addressing the physical, as well as the emotional and psychological aspects of pain, you can start to really gain control and manage better.
Seeing a psychologist for pain management
You may be wondering how a psychologist can help you with your pain, but many patients who suffer from chronic illness report that in addition to physical rehabilitation and medication, their psychologist has been essential in helping them cope with their pain.
A psychologist will help you work through any unresolved worries, stresses and anxieties, helping you manage the thoughts related to your pain, putting everything into perspective.
For more information on pain management, read the full article on the American Psychological Association here.
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