Chronic pain is pain that is persistent and doesn’t go away. The cause of chronic pain is when there is an injury as a result of a car accident, slip and fall or other accident and the cause cannot be identified. This makes treatment difficult and frustrating.
Symptoms of chronic pain injuries include pain throughout the body or in one area, difficulty working, sleeping, or moving, decrease appetite and psychological effects such as anxiety and depression.
Chronic pain is long lasting pain that affects more Canadians than cancer, diabetes and heart disease. It can be both physical, emotional or both, it doesn’t release the same chemicals to your brain like it would if you touched something hot, it can be consistent pain or you may experience it every other day and it’s often hard to see which in turns makes it hard for your doctor to diagnose.
Since chronic pain can be caused by many injuries or a specific injury, you should go see your doctor walk-in clinic or local hospital in order to get a proper diagnosis. The doctor will evaluate your chronic pain injuries, symptoms and effects to ensure a proper treatment plan is created for you.
You don’t need to live with the symptoms of a chronic pain injuries. If you were recently in a car accident or any type of slip and fall, contact us for a free consultation and we can let you know how our experienced team of lawyers and specialized clinics and doctors can assist in your recovery.