Is there a cure for deep somatic pain?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Whether or not deep somatic pain can be cured is dependent upon the cause of it. A lot of deep somatic pain is due to injuries that have temporary effects. As the injury heals, the pain should also subside. Other causes of deep somatic pain might be more long-term and require further treatment, such as medications, stress relief, and regular exercise. Unfortunately, there are some conditions that might result in long-term deep somatic pain where treatment will need to continue indefinitely.

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