When you are in pain for a long time, you are often told to accept this. It seems as if by this someone means that you can't do anything about your pain anymore. As if there is nothing left to change, and you will always keep this pain.
Chronic pain is nowadays seen as a problem in which many factors can play a role. Good practitioners therefore work together in teams where professionals from different backgrounds work together and do not only focus on their own area of expertise.
Brandon's coming into my consulting room. He opens his mouth and declares: 'I have bad news for the pharmaceutical industry'. Why is that? I ask him. Well, I've reduced 70% of my morphine in the last three weeks,' he says with pride.