About Chronic Pain


How to recognize it?

Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts longer than six months. It can be mild or excruciating, episodic or continuous, merely inconvenient or totally incapacitating.

The most common sources of pain stem from headaches, joint pain, pain from injury, and backaches. Other kinds of chronic pain include tendinitis,and pain affecting specific parts of the body, such as the shoulders, and neck.

What does it feel like?

  • Mild to severe pain that does not go away
  • Pain that may be described as shooting, burning, aching, or electrical
  • Feeling of discomfort, soreness, tightness, or stiffness
  • Fatigue
  • Sleeplessness
  • Withdrawal from activity and increased need to rest
  • Weakened immune system
  • Changes in mood including hopelessness, fear, depression , irritability, anxiety , and stress
  • Disability 

When is best to schedule a consultation?

There are studies that show the longer the time in pain, the less chance of return to functional activities. If your current treatment is not helpful, do not delay to seek another opinion for your treatment options, or to obtain a correct diagnosis or pain definition.

There are multiple sources of chronic pain

Many sources of chronic pain can be found with by a thorough questionaire, a detailed exam and imaging studies. Book your consultation to find out how we can help.

TIPS - The Interventional Pain Specialists

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Canada. L4C 5T2  

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The Interventional Pain Specialists

9625 Yonge Street, Suite 1A Richmond Hill, Ontario. Canada. L4C 5T2