T or F? Chronic pain is irreversible.
The right answer is: FALSE!
Chronic pain stems from underlying causes such as injuries, medical conditions, inflammation, and sometimes all of the above. Everyone’s experience with chronic pain is different, but an important finding that studies show is that all of our brains have neuroplasticity. This means that it can change and adapt, just like plastic. With various interventions, new pathways in the brain can form that help reverse chronic pain. The right combination is dependent on each patient.
Some examples of management strategies include:
👉 Occupational therapy
👉 Talk therapy
👉Counseling/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy