Pain can come in many forms. Whether it’s achy or acute, sharp or chronic, it is almost always unpleasant! Pain is normal response to injury or illness, and in a healthy individual it will settle as the injury heals or the illness subsides.
Categories for Chronic Pain
We frequently treat patients who tell us they’ve “slipped a disc”, or had their back “go out”, but what does that really mean? To understand back pain (and these terms) better, it helps to have some knowledge of the back’s structure and how it works.
In the physio world, we talk about different types of pain. There's acute pain and chronic or persistent pain. Persistent pain can be physically and mentally draining. Why do we get persistent pain?
Living with chronic pain can feel like a life sentence, and the endless struggle to simply finish everyday activities can wear you down physically and mentally. At The Corrective Clinic, we frequently treat patients who are dealing with chronic pain. Here are our tips to manage the pain and live a full and happy life.