How Do You Define Effective Chronic Pain Treatment?

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We look primarily at what the characteristics of the pain are, and what the cause of the pain is and then aim the treatments towards that, but generally speaking there are guidelines. So we use the same guidelines for almost everybody but you tailor the therapy towards a particular person and what their goals are.

If someone has chronic pain then there are different issues because they still have to be able to work, they still have to be able to function maybe they have to be able to drive. So the type of therapy is going to be different because there are a lot of other things that we want to prevent from happening as well.