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- Pain can make patients feel isolated or misunderstood, making it harder to express thoughts and feelings.
- The Southwest Spine and Pain Center physicians recognize pain management requires supplemental therapies to address the mental and emotion aspects of pain.
- Below are creative outlet ideas for managing chronic pain symptoms.
Creative activities like dancing, painting, writing, and more can help keep a patient’s mind off their physical pain, while providing a vehicle to express emotional pain. Unfortunately, depression is a common side effect of chronic pain and can consume a person’s livelihood if not addressed immediately. Patients should consider complementary forms of “medicine” (i.e.,...Read More